verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR relax
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Origin of relax
OTHER WORDS FROM relaxre·lax·a·tive, re·lax·a·tory [ri-lak-suh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /rɪˈlæk səˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectivere·lax·er, nouno·ver·re·lax, verbun·re·lax·ing, adjective
Words nearby relax
Example sentences from the Web for relax
Things like sitting in a pile of puppies, or trying new foods, or watching films, or even just relaxing with your partner’s arm around your shoulders.
Because the injected muscle can no longer contract, the wrinkles soften and relax.
It’s the perfect setting for relaxing after a day spent exploring the adventure capital of Duluth.
Coffee or lemongrass candles aid alertness, whereas lavender and chamomile candles help relax you.Looking for a small gift idea? Try one of these scented candles|PopSci Commerce Team|September 29, 2020|Popular Science
Hold your arms straight along your body, just off the floor, with your shoulders relaxed and down.Time-Crunched? Try This Effective 10-Minute Workout|Hayden Carpenter|September 29, 2020|Outside Online
Young Living traffics in essential oils designed to help relax and rejuvenate.Honey Boo Boo, Snake Oil, and Ebola: The Weird World of Young Living Essential Oils|Kent Sepkowitz|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I tried to relax too, but I felt my stomach tighten and I began to sweat.
Libkin found old beds to put in the wild-looking garden around Dacha, so couples in love could relax on them after the meal.In War-Torn Ukraine, Savva Libkin's Delicious Recipes for Survival|Anna Nemtsova|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why won't anyone let Justin Bieber relax and have a good time?!An Unlikely Hero Blooms in Ibiza: Orlando Bloom Sort of Punches Justin Bieber|Amy Zimmerman|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But as the opening crawl assures, “none of this is canon, so just relax.”‘Phineas and Ferb’ Pilot Disney’s Premier Voyage into ‘Star Wars’|Jason Lynch|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You need but will, and it is done; but if you relax your efforts, you will be ruined; for ruin and recovery are both from within.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
The women at once rose and began to shake out their draperies and relax their muscles.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He braced himself unconsciously, and after Zeal's next words did not relax his body, although his lips turned white and stiff.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
After that, one thing led to another, with the result that I offered to find somewhere else to relax.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
He repairs to it with eagerness, and clings to it with a tenacity that time cannot relax, nor all the agonies of death dissolve.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham