[noun] the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced; "as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief" Synonyms: alleviation, assuagement
[noun] the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress); "he enjoyed his relief from responsibility"; "getting it off his conscience gave him some ease" Synonyms: ease
[noun] (law) redress awarded by a court; "was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?"
[noun] someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins" Synonyms: stand-in, substitute, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in
[noun] assistance in time of difficulty; "the contributions provided some relief for the victims" Synonyms: succor, succour, ministration
[noun] a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests" Synonyms: respite, rest, rest period