alleviate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Late Latin alleviatus, past participle of alleviare (to lighten) (ad- (towards) + levis (light)).

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alleviate (third-person singular simple present alleviates, present participle alleviating, simple past and past participle alleviated)

  1. (transitive) To make less severe, as a pain or difficulty.
    Alcohol is often a cheap tool to alleviate the stress of a hard day.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

alleviate

  1. second-person plural present subjunctive of allevare
  2. second-person plural present indicative of alleviare
  3. second-person plural imperative of alleviare
  4. second-person plural present subjunctive of alleviare
  5. Feminine plural of alleviato

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

alleviāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of alleviātus