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Definition of Relax


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Hence, to relieve from attention or effort; to ease; to recreate; to divert; as, amusement relaxes the mind.
  4. To relieve from constipation; to loosen; to open; as, an aperient relaxes the bowels.
  5. To become lax, weak, or loose; as, to let one's grasp relax.
  6. To abate in severity; to become less rigorous.
  7. To remit attention or effort; to become less diligent; to unbend; as, to relax in study.
  8. Relaxation.
  9. Relaxed; lax; hence, remiss; careless.

Relax Quotations

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.
Alan Watts

Sometimes I wish that I could go into a time machine right now and just look at my self and say, 'Calm down. Things are gonna be fine. Things are gonna be all great. Just relax.'
Tristan Wilds

It is nice finding that place where you can just go and relax.
Moises Arias

Together with a culture of work, there must be a culture of leisure as gratification. To put it another way: people who work must take the time to relax, to be with their families, to enjoy themselves, read, listen to music, play a sport.
Pope Francis

You have to rely on your preparation. You got to really be passionate and try to prepare more than anyone else, and put yourself in a position to succeed, and when the moment comes you got to enjoy, relax, breathe and rely on your preparation so that you can perform and not be anxious or filled with doubt.
Steve Nash
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Relax Translations

relax in Dutch is verslappen, zich verpozen
relax in French is relaxez, relaxent, relaxer, relaxons
relax in German is ausruhen, abspannen, entspannen
relax in Italian is rilassare
relax in Latin is relaxo
relax in Portuguese is relaxe
relax in Spanish is relajar
relax in Swedish is koppla av, slakna
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