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English definition of “relax”

relax

verb     /rɪˈlæks/
PERSON [I, T] B1 to become happy and comfortable because nothing is worrying you, or to make someone do this: I find it difficult to relax. The wine had relaxed him and he began to talk .Calming and relaxing
LESS STIFF [I, T] If a part of your body relaxes, it becomes less stiff , and if you relax it, you make it become less stiff : Try these exercises to relax your neck muscles .Calming and relaxingLiberating, relaxing and releasing
RULES [T] to make laws or rules less severe : The government has recently relaxed laws on bringing animals into Britain .Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strongLiberating, relaxing and releasing
relaxation     /ˌriːlækˈseɪʃən/ noun [U]
(Definition of relax verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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