1.provide physical relief, as from pain;
"This pill will relieve your headaches"
2.free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
3.grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to;
"She exempted me from the exam"
4.lessen the intensity of or calm;
"The news eased my conscience" "still the fears"
5.save from ruin, destruction, or harm
6.relieve oneself of troubling information
7.provide relief for;
"remedy his illness"
8.free from a burden, evil, or distress
9.take by stealing;
"The thief relieved me of $100"
10.grant exemption or release to;
"Please excuse me from this class"
11.alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive;
"relieve the pressure and the stress" "lighten the burden of caring for her elderly parents"
2.The doctor oftenrelievethe poor. 那位医生经常救济贫民。
3.He devoted himself torelievingthe distressed. 他致力于救济受苦受难的人。
4.We did what we could torelievethe people in the flood-stricken areas. 我们尽了最大努力救济遭受水灾地区的人民。
5.The doctors did their best torelievethe patient. 医生们尽力减轻病人的痛苦。
6.He thinks it is his duty torelievethe sickness. 他认为消除疾病是他的职责。
8.The soldiers were sent torelievethe besieged city. 已派了军队去援救那个被围的城市。
9.They decided not to count on foreign aid torelievethe famine. 他们决定不依靠外援救灾。
10.They could suggest nothing torelievethe crisis. 他们提不出办法来缓和危机。
11.Rather thanrelievingthe situation, his action aggravated it. 他的行动不仅没有缓和局势反而加剧了局势。
12.His humorous remarkrelievedthe tension in the room. 他讲的那些幽默的话缓和了室内的紧张气氛。
13.The good newsrelievedus. 这个好消息使我们放心了。
14.It wouldrelievemy mind if some sort of understanding was reached between us. 如果我们之间能达成某种谅解,我就会宽心了。
15.No words canrelieveher sorrow. 什么话也不能减轻她的悲痛。
16.Shout if you want to, it willrelieveyour feelings. 要喊你就喊吧,这样你会好受些。
17.They can alsorelievespasm. 它们还可以治痉挛。
18.Can you give me something torelievemy headache? 你能不能给我点药把我的头痛止住?
19.They are effective inrelievingpain. 它们止疼很有效。
20.Cool waterrelievesthe pain of minor burns. 凉水可以减轻轻度烧伤的疼痛。
21.He willrelievea sickness teacher tomorrow. 他明天要为一个生病的老师代课。
22.The Government acted quickly torelievethe widespread distress caused by the earthquake. 地震造成大范围的灾难,政府迅速采取行动赈济灾民。
23.This medicine will relieve your headache. 这药将减轻你的头痛。
24.Anxiety may berelievedby talking to a friend. 和朋友交谈可以减轻忧虑。
25.They wererelievedat the news. 听到这一消息,他们放心了。
26.She feltrelievedat the prospect. 看到这样的前景,她感到宽慰。
27.The brown hills arerelievedby patches of green. 褐色的小山上点缀着一块块的绿色,显得不那么单调。
28.The guard will berelievedat midnight.
29.You will berelievedat 12.
30.The sentry isrelievedat regular intervals.
31.The general was relieved of his command.
32.He was relieved of his watch.
33.The route was designed to relievetraffic congestion. 这条路是为缓解交通拥挤而开辟的。
S+be ～ed+to- v /that-clause
1.We wererelievedto hear that she was out of danger. 听说她脱险了,我们的心才放下来。
2.I wasrelievedto see them back. 看到他们回来我才放心。
3.I wasrelievedto see that he seemed almost himself again. 看到他又恢复理智,我总算放心了。