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1. relax

verb. ['rɪˈlæks, riːˈlæks'] become less tense, rest, or take one's ease.

Synonyms

  • vege out
  • slow down
  • change state
  • take it easy
  • unwind
  • vegetate
  • turn
  • loosen up
  • unbend
  • decompress

Antonyms

  • boil
  • open
  • alkalize
  • nitrify

Etymology

  • relaxer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • relaxare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Relax

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

How do you pronounce relax?

Pronounce relax as rɪˈlæks.

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Sentences with relax


1. Verb, base form
Most of all, try to relax and not worry about your terrible shots.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Eating tyrosine-rich foods with carbohydrates can counter the effects of tyrosine and help you relax.

3.
Noun, singular or mass
Hold for 2 to 3 seconds, then
relax**.

Quotes about relax


1. Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein

2. I have so much chaos in my life, it's become normal. You become used to it. You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they're wrong.
- Tom Welling

3. If you do what you love, it is the best way to relax.
- Christian Louboutin

2. relax

verb. ['rɪˈlæks, riːˈlæks'] make less taut.

Synonyms

  • loose
  • unbrace
  • unbend

Antonyms

  • cool
  • curdle
  • get well
  • close

Etymology

  • relaxer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • relaxare (Latin)

3. relax

verb. ['rɪˈlæks, riːˈlæks'] become loose or looser or less tight.

Synonyms

  • loose
  • weaken

Antonyms

  • stiffen
  • die
  • demulsify

Etymology

  • relaxer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • relaxare (Latin)

4. relax

verb. ['rɪˈlæks, riːˈlæks'] cause to feel relaxed.

Synonyms

  • slow down
  • unwind
  • affect
  • unstrain
  • loosen up
  • unbend
  • decompress
  • unlax

Antonyms

  • strain
  • rush
  • accelerate
  • heat

Etymology

  • relaxer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • relaxare (Latin)

5. relax

verb. ['rɪˈlæks, riːˈlæks'] become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner.

Synonyms

  • loosen up
  • behave
  • do

Antonyms

  • undress
  • homogenize
  • thin
  • coil

Etymology

  • relaxer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • relaxare (Latin)

6. relax

verb. ['rɪˈlæks, riːˈlæks'] make less active or fast.

Synonyms

  • slack up
  • slacken
  • decrease
  • lessen
  • minify

Antonyms

  • fall asleep
  • acidify
  • fill
  • homogenise

Etymology

  • relaxer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • relaxare (Latin)

7. relax

verb. ['rɪˈlæks, riːˈlæks'] become less severe or strict.

Synonyms

  • change

Antonyms

  • reduce
  • engage

Etymology

  • relaxer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • relaxare (Latin)

8. relax

verb. ['rɪˈlæks, riːˈlæks'] make less severe or strict.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • be born
  • freeze
  • gain
  • better

Etymology

  • relaxer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • relaxare (Latin)
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