Definition of palliate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

palliate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈpæliˌeɪt//
 
palliate something(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they palliate
 
he / she / it palliates
 
past simple palliated
 
-ing form palliating
 
 
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to make a disease or an illness less painful or unpleasant without curing it
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