vb tr to make (pain, sorrow, etc.) easier to bear; lessen; relieve
(C15: from Late Latin alleviare to mitigate, from Latin levis light)
See at ameliorate
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
diminution, dulling, easing, lessening, lightening, mitigation, moderation, palliation, quelling, quenching, reduction, relief, slackening, slaking
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.