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alleviate

 
Verb alleviate has 2 senses
  1. relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage - provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
    --1 is one way to better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
    Derived forms: noun alleviation1, noun alleviation2, noun alleviator1, noun alleviator2, noun alleviant1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. facilitate, ease, alleviate - make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"
    --2 is one way to help, assist, aid
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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