allay pain


allay pain
relive pain, allay pain, alleviate pain, mitigate pain
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English-Russian dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • allay — allayer, n. /euh lay /, v.t., allayed, allaying. 1. to put (fear, doubt, suspicion, anger, etc.) to rest; calm; quiet. 2. to lessen or relieve; mitigate; alleviate: to allay pain. [bef. 1000; ME aleyen, OE alecgan to put down, allay (a A 3 +… …   Universalium

  • allay — al•lay [[t]əˈleɪ[/t]] v. t. 1) to put (fear, doubt, etc.) to rest; calm 2) to lessen: to allay pain[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME aleyen, OE ālecgan to put down, allay (ā a III+lecgan to lay I) al•lay′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • allay — [c]/əˈleɪ / (say uh lay) verb (allayed, allaying) –verb (t) 1. to put at rest; quiet (tumult, fear, suspicion, etc.); appease (wrath). 2. to mitigate; relieve or alleviate: to allay pain. –verb (i) 3. to abate. {Middle English aleyen, Old English …   Australian English dictionary

  • allay — [v] reduce something, usually a pain or a problem abate, alleviate, assuage, calm, compose, cool out*, decrease, ease, lessen, lighten, make nice*, mitigate, moderate, mollify, pacify, play up to*, pour oil on*, quiet, square, take the bite out* …   New thesaurus

  • allay — ► VERB 1) diminish or end (fear or concern). 2) alleviate (pain or hunger). ORIGIN Old English, «lay down or aside» …   English terms dictionary

  • allay — [a lā′, əlā′] vt. allayed, allaying [ME alaien, alleggen, with confusion of form and meaning of OE alecgan (< a , down + lecgan, to lay) & OFr alegier (<LL alleviare: see ALLEVIATE)] 1. to put (fears, etc.) to rest; quiet; calm 2. to lessen …   English World dictionary

  • pain — I n. sensation of suffering 1) to cause pain 2) to inflict pain on 3) to bear, endure, stand, take pain (she cannot stand any pain) 4) to feel, experience, suffer pain (she experienced constant pain) 5) to allay, alleviate, dull, ease, kill,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • allay — Synonyms and related words: abate, alleviate, anesthetize, appease, assuage, attemper, balm, bank the fire, benumb, blunt, calm, chasten, cloy, compose, conciliate, constrain, control, cool, cram, cushion, damp, dampen, de emphasize, deaden,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • allay — al·lay || É™ leɪ v. relieve; calm; alleviate pain; alleviate fear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • allay — [ə leɪ] verb diminish or end (fear or concern). ↘alleviate (pain or hunger). Origin OE ālecgan lay down or aside , of Gmc origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • allay — v.tr. 1 diminish (fear, suspicion, etc.). 2 relieve or alleviate (pain, hunger, etc.). Etymology: OE alecgan (as A (2), LAY(1)) …   Useful english dictionary


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