Associations to the word «Relax»

Pictures for the word «Relax»

Wiktionary

RELAX, verb. (transitive) To calm down.
RELAX, verb. (transitive) To make something loose.
RELAX, verb. (intransitive) To become loose.
RELAX, verb. (transitive) To make something less severe or tense.
RELAX, verb. (intransitive) To become less severe or tense.
RELAX, verb. (transitive) To make something (such as codes and regulations) more lenient.
RELAX, verb. (intransitive) (of codes and regulations) To become more lenient.
RELAX, verb. (transitive) To relieve (something) from stress.
RELAX, verb. (transitive) (dated) To relieve from constipation; to loosen; to open.

Dictionary definition

RELAX, verb. Become less tense, rest, or take one's ease; "He relaxed in the hot tub"; "Let's all relax after a hard day's work".
RELAX, verb. Make less taut; "relax the tension on the rope".
RELAX, verb. Become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed".
RELAX, verb. Cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me".
RELAX, verb. Become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner; "our new colleague relaxed when he saw that we were a friendly group".
RELAX, verb. Make less severe or strict; "The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught".
RELAX, verb. Become less severe or strict; "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived".
RELAX, verb. Make less active or fast; "He slackened his pace as he got tired"; "Don't relax your efforts now".

Wise words

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