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See definition of relax on Dictionary.com
  • verbbe or feel at ease
  • verbdiminish, lessen

synonyms for relax

  • calm
  • lie down
  • loosen up
  • recline
  • sit back
  • soften
  • unwind
  • laze
  • repose
  • rest
  • tranquilize
  • unbend
  • unlax
  • breathe easy
  • calm down
  • collect oneself
  • compose oneself
  • cool off
  • ease off
  • feel at home
  • hang loose
  • knock off
  • let oneself go
  • make oneself at home
  • put one's feet up
  • settle back
  • simmer down
  • sit around
  • stop work
  • take a break
  • take a breather
  • take it easy
  • take one's time
  • take ten
  • take time out
See also synonyms for: relaxed / relaxes / relaxing
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antonyms for relax

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  • agitate
  • irritate
  • worry
  • energize
  • excite
  • grow
  • increase
  • tense
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How to use relax in a sentence

Things like sitting in a pile of puppies, or trying new foods, or watching films, or even just relaxing with your partner’s arm around your shoulders.
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Because the injected muscle can no longer contract, the wrinkles soften and relax.
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It’s the perfect setting for relaxing after a day spent exploring the adventure capital of Duluth.
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Coffee or lemongrass candles aid alertness, whereas lavender and chamomile candles help relax you.
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Hold your arms straight along your body, just off the floor, with your shoulders relaxed and down.
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Facebook relaxed its 20% text limit several years ago, but still throttled ad impressions when images had a high proportion of text.
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The sweeping tests allowed the city where the pandemic began to relax after months of intense lockdown.
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It’s perfect for an afternoon outside enjoying the weather and relaxing.
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For instance, my team surveyed Brits to find out how lockdown was impacting them, where they were working in their homes, and what they were doing to relax.
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Says Emma, “Taking regular breaks helps me relax and gets me ready for the next online session.”
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WORDS RELATED TO RELAX

  • laze
  • loll
  • lounge
  • relax
  • sun
  • sunbathe
  • swim in
  • toast oneself
  • warm oneself
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