Definitions for reliever

Definitions for (noun) reliever

Main entry: relief pitcher, reliever, fireman

Definition: a pitcher who does not start the game

Main entry: reliever, comforter, allayer

Definition: a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies

Usage: a reliever of anxiety; an allayer of fears

Main entry: stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in

Definition: someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

Usage: the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes; we need extra employees for summer fill-ins

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