Definition of "relieve"
  1. The act of freeing someone or something from a duty, burden, or liability
How to use "relieve" in a sentence
  1. The court can relieve someone from paying a debt if they are unable to afford it.
  2. The law may relieve a company from specific environmental responsibilities under certain conditions.
  3. If a party can prove undue hardship, the judge might decide to relieve them of their contractual obligations.

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