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