|1.||[ noun ] the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)|
|Synonyms:||relief alleviation easing|
"he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
|Related terms:||decrease palliation spasmolysis liberalization detente relieve comfort|
|2.||[ noun ] (law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)|
|Related terms:||prerogative public_easement right_of_way law|