Remedy and Relieve


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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

Relieve is a synonym for remedy in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Relieve" instead a verb "Remedy", when it comes to topics like aid, fix, health, cure.
Nearby Words: remedying, remedied, remedial, remediable
Synonyms for Remedy


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Relieve verb – To make more bearable or less severe.
Usage example: an ice pack will relieve the swelling

Remedy is a synonym for relieve in activity topic. You can use "Remedy" instead a verb "Relieve", if it concerns topics such as aid, health.
Nearby Words: relief, relieving
Synonyms for Relieve

Common collocations

bit remedy bit relieve bit
effects remedy effects relieve effects
curse remedy curse relieve curse
boredom remedy boredom relieve boredom
Other nouns: frustrations.
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