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aliviar

Translation of aliviar in English:

transitive verb

  • 2 [colloquial] (robar)aliviarle algo a alguien
    to relieve somebody of something [humorous]
    to lift something from somebody [colloquial]
    le aliviaron la cartera en el apretujón
    in the crush he got or was relieved of his wallet or he had his wallet lifted

also: aliviarse pronominal verb

  • 2 (Mexico) [colloquial] [euphemistic] (parir)¿cuándo te aliviaste?
    when was the happy event? [colloquial] [euphemistic]
    when was the baby born?
Example sentences
  • La fluidez de su caudal aliviaría en gran medida el problema de la suciedad de su cauce.
  • Sin olvidar a Mulder, Scully se sintió un poco más aliviada.
  • El anestesiólogo hace mucho en esto para aliviar los dolores.
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