relax (Meaning)

Wordnet

relax (v)

become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

make less taut

become loose or looser or less tight

cause to feel relaxed

become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner

make less severe or strict

become less severe or strict

make less active or fast

Webster

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.

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.

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

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

Relaxation.

Webster

relax (v. i.)

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

To abate in severity; to become less rigorous.

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

Webster

relax (a.)

Relaxed; lax; hence, remiss; careless.

relax Sentence Examples

  1. After a stressful day, it's crucial to take some time to relax and unwind.
  2. The soothing sound of the ocean waves had a calming effect, helping her relax deeply.
  3. She found relaxation in immersing herself in a good book and escaping into its pages.
  4. A hot bath with aromatic oils was the perfect way for her to relax and de-stress.
  5. Yoga was her favorite way to relax, as it combined physical exercise with mental calmness.
  6. The cozy ambiance of the dimly lit room invited her to relax and lose herself in her thoughts.
  7. She took a deep breath and focused on relaxing her tense muscles, one by one.
  8. The gentle breeze on her skin and the warmth of the sun helped her relax and enjoy the present moment.
  9. A massage was the ultimate treat for her, providing complete relaxation and rejuvenation.
  10. She made a conscious effort to relax her mind and let go of any worries or anxieties that were weighing on her.

FAQs About the word relax

become less tense, rest, or take one's ease, make less taut, become loose or looser or less tight, cause to feel relaxed, become less tense, less formal, or les

bask,chill, rest, unwind, decompress, calm, hang loose, wind down, lounge, settle

tense (up),tense (up),,

After a stressful day, it's crucial to take some time to relax and unwind.

The soothing sound of the ocean waves had a calming effect, helping her relax deeply.

She found relaxation in immersing herself in a good book and escaping into its pages.

A hot bath with aromatic oils was the perfect way for her to relax and de-stress.