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relieve ofphrasal verb
- 1 to help someone by taking something heavy or difficult from them Let me relieve you of some of your bags. The new assistant will relieve us of some of the paperwork.
- 2(informal) (ironic) to steal something from someone A boy with a knife relieved him of his wallet.
- 3to dismiss someone from a job, position, etc. General Beale was relieved of his command.