reliever


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re·liev·er

 (rĭ-lē′vər)
n.
1. One that provides relief.
2. Baseball A relief pitcher.

reliever

(rɪˈliːvə)
n
(Baseball) baseball another name for relief pitcher
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reliever - someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)reliever - 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"
compeer, equal, peer, match - a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
locum, locum tenens - someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession
stunt man, stunt woman, double - a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"
alternate, surrogate, replacement - someone who takes the place of another person
2.reliever - a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifiesreliever - a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies; "a reliever of anxiety"; "an allayer of fears"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
3.reliever - a pitcher who does not start the game
finisher, closer - (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
hurler, pitcher, twirler - (baseball) the person who does the pitching; "our pitcher has a sore arm"

reliever

noun
A person who helps:
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Quite often, a couple of puffs of a reliever are all that is needed to get your asthma under control again.
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Little already had used Mark Hendrickson, his only remaining left- handed reliever, to get the final two outs in the sixth.
7 percent met the criteria for past year prescription pain reliever dependence or abuse; (2) Among young adults aged 18 to 25 who used prescription pain relievers nonmedically in the past year, over half (53.
Arguably, aspirin is the most widely used pain reliever in the world with tens of billions of tablets taken annually.
In fact, a National Women's Health Resource Center online survey found 66 percent of respondents were at least somewhat confused about which OTC pain reliever to take.
They cite figures showing that nearly 80% of adults say they take a nonprescription pain reliever at least once a week.
The complaint accuses the MAC of violating its statutory obligation to set charges for users at six regional reliever airports at levels high enough to cover the costs of those airports.
If you need to take a pain reliever while you're on 81 mg aspirin therapy, talk to your doctor about acetaminophen, the medicine found in Tylenol," Middlebrooks says.