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English definition of “relax”

relax

verb [I or T] (PERSON)    /rɪˈlæks/
B1 to (cause someone to) become less active and more calm and happy, or to (cause a part of the body to) become less stiff: After work she relaxed with a cup of tea and the newspaper. A good massage will relax your tired muscles. He relaxed his grip on my arm (= he began to hold it less tightly).Calming and relaxing
(Definition of relax verb (PERSON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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