Alleviate and Remedy


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Alleviate verb – To make more bearable or less severe.
Usage example: a car pool alleviates some of the stress of driving the kids to and from school every day

Remedy is a synonym for alleviate in health topic. In some cases you can use "Remedy" instead the word "Alleviate" as a verb or a noun.
Nearby Words: alleviation, alleviating
Synonyms for Alleviate


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Remedy verb – To bring about recovery from.
Usage example: a little extra studying should remedy your poor performance in history thus far this year

Alleviate is a synonym for remedy in fix topic. You can use "Alleviate" instead the word "Remedy" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as health, cure, relieve.
Nearby Words: remedying, remedied, remedial, remediable
Synonyms for Remedy

Common collocations

problem alleviate problem remedy problem
issue alleviate issue remedy issue
situation alleviate situation remedy situation
bit alleviate bit remedy bit
Other nouns: effects, poverty, boredom, problems, wars.
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