Definitions of relax:
  • verb:   become less severe or strict
    Example: "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived"
  • verb:   make less severe or strict
    Example: "The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught"
  • verb:   become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner
    Example: "Our new colleague relaxed when he saw that we were a friendly group"
  • verb:   cause to feel relaxed
    Example: "A hot bath always relaxes me"
  • verb:   become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
    Example: "He relaxed in the hot tub"
  • verb:   make less tight
    Example: "Relax the tension on the rope"
  • verb:   become loose or looser or less tight
    Example: "The rope relaxed"
  • verb:   make less active or fast
    Example: "Don't relax your efforts now"

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