relieved

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  • The official reason for his being relieved of command was his ill health.
  • As a result, her captain and two department heads were relieved for cause.
  • He was finally relieved of command at the end of the month.
  • The German high command, however, was relieved that so many troops were able to escape.
  • He was relieved of his duties after only four games.
  • If a captain is relieved of command, the game is over.
  • When it did finally end, I was relieved more than anything because I had had enough.
  • One month later, the exhibition board announced that it had relieved him of his duties.
  • As a result he was relieved of his duties multiple times.
  • At the conclusion of the battle he is relieved by a damage control party.
  • Jones was relieved of command for two and a half years.
  • When the ring was found, she was relieved and ordered a royal estate to be built where it was found.
  • He was shut up in the city, but was relieved by his army after six hours and defeated the enemy.
  • Some were probably relieved when he finally died.
  • Finally in mid-December the Division was relieved and returned to Germany.
  • Once this move was completed, these relieved units were to be withdrawn into reserve.
  • Upon the conclusion of the match, he was relieved of his duties.
  • Some others had been relieved from operations on medical grounds due to combat fatigue.
  • In September he was relieved of his duties, while on sick-leave after having fallen from his horse.
  • The operation was initially successful, and the city was relieved.
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Root form of relieved is relieve for the verb.

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Meaning of relieved

  • verb Provide physical relief, as from pain
    This pill will relieve your headaches
  • verb Free from a burden, evil, or distress
  • verb Take by stealing
    The thief relieved me of $100
  • verb Alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive
    relieve the pressure and the stress, lighten the burden of caring for her elderly parents