- releuate [17th century]
From Latin relevātus, the perfect passive participle of relevō (“to raise, lighten, relieve, alleviate”); compare Middle French and Modern French relever, as well as English relevation. Doublet of relieve.
- (transitive, obsolete) Raise (a person’s) spirits or lighten (his) mood; relieve (someone of a mental or emotional burden).
- (transitive, obsolete) Raise; elevate.
- (intransitive, obsolete, rare) Rise up.
relevate (not comparable)
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