Synonyms for Relief:


development, remission, step change, boost, comforting, self-improvement, leap, upswing, improvement, a change for the better/worse, makeover, turnaround. cheer, active duty, satisfaction, Beleaguered, active service, belligerent, contentment, bombed-out, battle cry, air cover, happiness, black out, aggressor. balm, artificial insemination, anaesthesia, Artificial Feeding, variety, food, aftercare, change, clothing, analgesia, drug, acupressure, diversion, reinforcement, redress, alternative medicine, hypodermic, shelter, medicine, anesthesia, acupuncture, nursing, aromatherapy. cause, community chest, projection, alms, decoration, community service, charity, donate, charitable, collection box, contour, configuration. child benefit, child support, the social, social security, assist, means test, hand, assisted living, abetment. chargeable, increase, the Boston Tea Party, claw back, 1040 form, 1099, audit, allowance, chancellor of the exchequer, corporate welfare, palliation. cowboy, desk person, welfare, Public Assistance, duty officer, breadwinner, dole, career woman, auxiliary, apparatchik, handout, commuter, ancillary. superior, colleague, workmate, opposite number, co-worker, junior, counterpart, subordinate, associate. aid (noun)
benefit, aid, support, avail, facilitation, ministration, Mothering, service, attendant, assistance, agency, endowment, help, encouragement, sustenance, motivation.
assist (noun)
condolence (noun)
commiseration, sympathy, condolence, reassurance.
dismissal (noun)
exception, absolution, waiver, liberty, dispensation, exemption, dismissal, freedom, permission, immunity, pardon, excuse, amnesty, release, license, concession, reprieve, stay, privilege, discharge.
freedom (noun)
happiness (noun)
joy, pleasure, delight, elation, jollity, nirvana, ecstasy, euphoria.
inactivity (noun)
interruption (noun)
interlude, stoppage, pause, postponement, suspension, hiatus, interruption, snag, delay, recess, interval, hitch, break.
model (noun)
relief (noun)
easing, mercy, remedy, rest, ministration, reliever, rest period, backup man, assuagement, succour, ease, substitute, solace, moderation, fill in, respite, consolation, succor, alleviation, appeasement, relievo, backup, sculptural relief, easement, stand in, mildness, embossment, cure, rilievo, comfort.
remedy, aid; relaxation (noun)
cure, alleviation, deliverance, consolation, assistance, release, extrication, contentment, easement, maintenance, ease, balm, reprieve, sustenance, succor, break, respite, comfort, assuagement, happiness, satisfaction, help, appeasement, hand, support, solace, rest, remission, comforting, diversion, cheer.
rescue (noun)
extrication, rescue, emancipation, deliverance, salvation.
sculpture (noun)
carving, cast, molding, figurine, sculpture, statue, bust, bronze, cameo, mannequin, figure.
state (noun)
substitute (noun)
support (noun)


aid (verb)
maintenance, welfare.

Other synonyms:

abetment, workmate, assisted living, social security, opposite number, palliation, Public Assistance, remission, co-worker, means test, child support, child benefit, colleague, balm, counterpart. satisfaction, subordinate. handout, welfare. hand, associate, superior. junior. charity
alms, dole.
Other relevant words:
balm, easing, acupressure, commuter, development, makeover, succour, charitable, food, plinth, workmate, junior, 1099, configuration, boost, moderation, comforting, Beleaguered, rest, anesthesia, upswing, chargeable, backup, decoration, Public Assistance, acupuncture, carve, diversion, nursing, reliever, rest period, clothing, bas relief, delight, handout, self-improvement, variety, palliation, backup man, donate, contentment, redress, pedestal, relievo, happiness, anaesthesia, joy, projection, reinforcement, succor, analgesia, satisfaction, drug, shelter, medicine, charity, colleague, remission, euphoria, sculptural relief, turnaround, welfare, embossment, aggressor, breadwinner, pleasure, nirvana, alms, increase, counterpart, phallus, apparatchik, dole, maintenance, cheer, hand, ease, aftercare, abetment, improvement, social security, leap, phallic, superior, change, subordinate, contour, cause, belligerent, co-worker, elation, hypodermic, allowance, jollity, ecstasy, ancillary, assist, bombed-out, cowboy, auxiliary, audit, aromatherapy, associate, rilievo, substitute.

Usage examples for relief

  1. I wish you well," and his tone was one of decided relief – The Case and The Girl by Randall Parrish
  2. Relief came with her first words. – Lonesome Town by Ethel and James Dorrance
  3. " Everything seems to have turned out rather well," Louise remarked in relief – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt