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Overview of verb relax

The verb relax has 8 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (17) relax, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress, slow down

(become less tense, rest, or take one's ease; "He relaxed in the hot tub"; "Let's all relax after a hard day's work")

2. (5) relax, unbend

(make less taut; "relax the tension on the rope")

3. (3) loosen, relax, loose

(become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed")

4. (1) relax, unstrain, unlax, loosen up, unwind, make relaxed

(cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me")

5. relax, loosen up

(become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner; "our new colleague relaxed when he saw that we were a friendly group")

6. relax, loosen

(make less severe or strict; "The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught")

7. relax, loosen

(become less severe or strict; "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived")

8. slack, slacken, slack up, relax

(make less active or fast; "He slackened his pace as he got tired"; "Don't relax your efforts now")

Overview of adj relaxing

The adj relaxing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. restful, reposeful, relaxing

(affording physical or mental rest; "she spent a restful night at home") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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