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Definitions of lax:
  • adjective:   not taut or rigid; not stretched or held tight
    Example: "A lax rope"
  • adjective:   pronounced with muscles relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
  • adjective:   emptying easily or excessively
  • adjective:   lacking in rigor or strictness
    Example: "Such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"
  • adjective:   tolerant or lenient
    Example: "Procedures are lax and discipline is weak"
  • adjective:   lacking in strength or firmness or resilience
    Example: "Took his lax hand in hers"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #11506)

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