verb (used without object), relied, relying.
to depend confidently; put trust in (usually followed by on or upon):
You can rely on her work.
verb (intransitive; foll by on or upon) -lies, -lying, -lied
to be dependent (on): he relies on his charm
to have trust or confidence (in): you can rely on us
noun 1. alleviation, ease, or deliverance through the removal of pain, distress, oppression, etc. 2. a means or thing that relieves pain, distress, anxiety, etc. 3. money, food, or other help given to those in poverty or need. 4. something affording a pleasing change, as from monotony. 5. release from a post of duty, as […]
noun 1. Baseball. relief pitcher. 2. a person who, because of old age, indigence, physical disability, or the like, receives welfare benefits from the state. 3. a person who temporarily replaces someone else.
noun 1. a map showing the relief of an area, usually by generalized contour lines. noun 1. a map that shows the configuration and height of the land surface, usually by means of contours relief map (rĭ-lēf’) A map that depicts land configuration, often with contour lines. Some relief maps are three-dimensional.
noun, Baseball. 1. a pitcher brought into a game to replace another pitcher, often in a critical situation. 2. a pitcher regularly so used, as opposed to one who regularly starts games. relief pitcher noun 1. (baseball) a pitcher who replaces a side’s main pitcher during a game Also called reliever