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Meaning of word relax from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

relax   verb

Meaning : Become less tense, rest, or take one's ease.

Example : He relaxed in the hot tub.
Let's all relax after a hard day's work.

Synonyms : decompress, loosen up, slow down, unbend, unwind

Become tense, nervous, or uneasy.

He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room.
tense, tense up

Meaning : Make less taut.

Example : Relax the tension on the rope.

Synonyms : unbend

Meaning : Become loose or looser or less tight.

Example : The noose loosened.
The rope relaxed.

Synonyms : loose, loosen

Become stiff or stiffer.

He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room.

Meaning : Cause to feel relaxed.

Example : A hot bath always relaxes me.

Synonyms : loosen up, make relaxed, unlax, unstrain, unwind

Cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious.

He got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up.
strain, tense, tense up

Meaning : 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.

Synonyms : loosen up

Meaning : Make less severe or strict.

Example : The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught.

Synonyms : loosen

Meaning : Become less severe or strict.

Example : The rules relaxed after the new director arrived.

Synonyms : loosen

Meaning : Make less active or fast.

Example : He slackened his pace as he got tired.
Don't relax your efforts now.

Synonyms : slack, slack up, slacken


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