Synonyms for (noun) reliever

Synonyms: relief pitcher, reliever, fireman

Definition: a pitcher who does not start the game

Similar words: pitcher, twirler, hurler

Definition: (baseball) the person who does the pitching

Usage: our pitcher has a sore arm


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: peer, match, compeer, equal

Definition: a person who is of equal standing with another in a group