how to pronounce alleviate


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of alleviate is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

alleviate is pronounced in four syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of alleviate

example pitch curve for pronunciation of alleviate


test your pronunciation of alleviate

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of alleviate

video examples of alleviate pronunciation

An example use of alleviate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… has the power to alleviate some stress …”

meanings of alleviate


  1. To make less severe, as a pain or difficulty.

alleviate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word alleviate occurs in english on average 3.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics alleviate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that alleviate can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to alleviate


words that rhyme with alleviate


Did this page help you?