verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of relax
SYNONYMS FOR 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
Example sentences from the Web for relax
Cool down after the walkOnce you get back home, you can flop down and relax or try to squeeze a little more productivity out of your pooch.
So when as an adult he quickly stretched a piece of natural rubber and felt its sudden warmth on his lip — and its subsequent coolness as it relaxed — he gained what he considered the most direct and convincing proof of a curious phenomenon.
With no need to worry about our backgrounds, whether our faces were frozen into alertness, or whether we were providing each other with the illusion of eye contact, my students and I could relax, focusing our full attention on one another.
Despite some progress, especially in testing, most of the country’s local health departments still don’t have the workforce or the infrastructure needed to safely relax social distancing.The U.S. largely wasted time bought by COVID-19 lockdowns. Now what?|Jonathan Lambert|July 1, 2020|Science News
They can face bias when they try to play, relax and develop their interests in the outdoors.#BlackBirdersWeek seeks to open the outdoors for everyone|Jonathan Lambert|June 4, 2020|Science News For Students
The rest of the time he generally has staycations, relaxing at home.
It also includes unique coping methods, such as voice-recorded mindfulness and relaxation exercises, or relaxing music.
Something in her wiring has taught her that relaxing her defenses is dangerous.
Instead of medicine, doctors prefer to treat their patients with a comforting chat in relaxing atmosphere.
He was reportedly chatting with the oligarch about relaxing E.U. aluminum tariffs.
In spite of his bantering tone the young inventor was pleased that his father was relaxing in a friendly game.Tom Swift and His Giant Telescope|Victor Appleton
Alfred's fixed stare was relaxing and at last Jimmy could breathe.Baby Mine|Margaret Mayo
The Delsarte relaxing exercises precede and prepare the way for-381- all others.Social Life|Maud C. Cooke
Despair gave her strength; she clutched at the door; but she felt her strength failing her—her grasp was relaxing.Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth
But if he is correct in his surmise, I am much beholden to the relaxing influences of the night.The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne|William J. Locke