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1 : of Relax

2 : of Relax

3 : To make lax or loose; to make less close, firm, rigid, tense, or the like; to slacken; to loosen; to open; as, to relax a rope or cord; to relax the muscles or sinews.

4 : To make less severe or rigorous; to abate the stringency of; to remit in respect to strenuousness, earnestness, or effort; as, to relax discipline; to relax one's attention or endeavors.

5 : Hence, to relieve from attention or effort; to ease; to recreate; to divert; as, amusement relaxes the mind.

6 : To relieve from constipation; to loosen; to open; as, an aperient relaxes the bowels.

7 : To become lax, weak, or loose; as, to let one's grasp relax.

8 : To abate in severity; to become less rigorous.

9 : To remit attention or effort; to become less diligent; to unbend; as, to relax in study.

10 : Relaxation.

11 : Relaxed; lax; hence, remiss; careless.

12 : Capable of being relaxed.

13 : A medicine that relaxes; a laxative.

14 : The act or process of relaxing, or the state of being relaxed; as, relaxation of the muscles; relaxation of a law.

15 : Remission from attention and effort; indulgence in recreation, diversion, or amusement.

16 : Having the quality of relaxing; laxative.

17 : A relaxant.

(17) words is found which contain relax in our database

For relax word found data is following....

1 : Relaxed

imp. & p. p.

of Relax

2 : Relaxing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Relax

3 : Relax

n.

To make lax or loose; to make less close, firm, rigid, tense, or the like; to slacken; to loosen; to open; as, to relax a rope or cord; to relax the muscles or sinews.

4 : Relax

n.

To make less severe or rigorous; to abate the stringency of; to remit in respect to strenuousness, earnestness, or effort; as, to relax discipline; to relax one's attention or endeavors.

5 : Relax

n.

Hence, to relieve from attention or effort; to ease; to recreate; to divert; as, amusement relaxes the mind.

6 : Relax

n.

To relieve from constipation; to loosen; to open; as, an aperient relaxes the bowels.

7 : Relax

v. i.

To become lax, weak, or loose; as, to let one's grasp relax.

8 : Relax

v. i.

To abate in severity; to become less rigorous.

9 : Relax

v. i.

To remit attention or effort; to become less diligent; to unbend; as, to relax in study.

10 : Relax

n.

Relaxation.

11 : Relax

a.

Relaxed; lax; hence, remiss; careless.

12 : Relaxable

a.

Capable of being relaxed.

13 : Relaxant

n.

A medicine that relaxes; a laxative.

14 : Relaxation

n.

The act or process of relaxing, or the state of being relaxed; as, relaxation of the muscles; relaxation of a law.

15 : Relaxation

n.

Remission from attention and effort; indulgence in recreation, diversion, or amusement.

16 : Relaxative

a.

Having the quality of relaxing; laxative.

17 : Relaxative

n.

A relaxant.

This word relax uses (5) total characters with white space

This word relax uses (5) total characters with white out space

This word relax uses 5 unique characters: A E L R X

Number of all permutations npr for relax word is (120)

Number of all combination ncr for relax word is (120)

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From Wiktionary

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Verb
      • 1.3.1 Antonyms
      • 1.3.2 Derived terms
      • 1.3.3 Translations
    • 1.4 Anagrams
  • 2 Italian
    • 2.1 Noun
  • 3 Spanish
    • 3.1 Noun

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French relaxer, from Latin relaxāre (relax, loosen, open), from re- (back) + laxāre (loosen), from laxus (loose, free).

A man relaxing and reading a book.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈlæks/
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  • Rhymes: -æks

Verb[edit]

relax (third-person singular simple present relaxes, present participle relaxing, simple past and past participle relaxed)

  1. (transitive) To calm down.
  2. (transitive) To make something loose.
    to relax a rope or cord; to relax the muscles or sinews
    • Milton
      Horror [] all his joints relaxed.
  3. (intransitive) To become loose.
  4. (transitive) To make something less severe or tense.
    to relax discipline; to relax one's attention or endeavours
  5. (intransitive) To become less severe or tense.
  6. (transitive) To make something (such as codes and regulations) more lenient.
    • Jonathan Swift
      The stature of mortmain was at several times relaxed by the legislature.
    1953, Edward Corwin, “Section 2. Jurisdiction”, in The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation[1], page 589:
    The Court rejected the contention that the doctrine of sovereign immunity should be relaxed as inapplicable to suits for specific relief as distinguished from damage suits, saying: "The Government, as representative of the community as a whole, cannot be stopped in its tracks by any plaintiff who presents a disputed question of property or contract right."
  7. (intransitive, of codes and regulations) To become more lenient.
  8. (transitive) To relieve (something) from stress.
    Amusement relaxes the mind.
  9. (transitive, dated) To relieve from constipation; to loosen; to open.
    An aperient relaxes the bowels.

Antonyms[edit]

  • stress, excite

Derived terms[edit]

  • relaxable
  • overrelax, underrelax

Translations[edit]

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Anagrams[edit]

  • laxer, raxle

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

relax m (invariable)

  1. relaxation (mental or physical)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

relax m (uncountable)

  1. relaxation