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1. lax

adjective. ['ˈlæks'] lacking in rigor or strictness.

Synonyms

  • slack

Antonyms

  • hold
  • chaste

Etymology

  • lax (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leax (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laxus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Lax

  • antitax
  • pretax
  • knick-knacks
  • ty-sachs
  • neoax
  • impacts
  • chirac's
  • whacks
  • trax
  • tracks
  • track's
  • stac's
  • stacks
  • snacks
  • smacks
  • slacks
  • quacks
  • plaques
  • plack's
  • cracks
  • blacks'
  • blacks
  • black's
  • attacks
  • zacks
  • zack's
  • yax
  • wax
  • wacks
  • vax

Sentences with lax


1. Adjective
The more lax you are, the more time it will take, regardless of the dog's intelligence.

Quotes about lax


1. Hmm…now that I think about it, housecats are often coddled and petted. You don’t pet me nearly enough. You must be a lax owner. How selfish of you to deprive your cat of attention.
- Colleen Houck

2. lax

adjective. ['ˈlæks'] lacking in strength or firmness or resilience.

Synonyms

  • loose
  • loose-jointed
  • limp
  • slack
  • tensionless
  • drooping
  • floppy
  • droopy

Antonyms

  • tight
  • compact
  • unfree
  • exact

Etymology

  • lax (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leax (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laxus (Latin)

3. lax

adjective. ['ˈlæks'] emptying easily or excessively.

Synonyms

  • loose
  • unconstipated

Antonyms

  • confine
  • spell
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • lax (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leax (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laxus (Latin)
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