Definition of 'relax'
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That was one reason to be fairly relaxed about household debt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sprinkle a tiny amount over your pillow then just breathe and relax. The Sun (2016)Your relaxed attitude makes all the difference. The Sun (2016)Keep any chat about property plans relaxed and friendly. The Sun (2016)And the rest of us will have to resolve not to relax just yet. The Sun (2016)Then take a well-earned rest and relax with all the other amazing puzzles on offer. The Sun (2016)It is a relaxing, calming experience. The Sun (2016)And as romantic relationships become more relaxed, love gets stronger. The Sun (2016)It contains lashings of tryptophan, which helps to relax the body when you want to go to sleep. The Sun (2016)It's the perfect antidote to modern life: a place to inhale the scent of lime trees and feel your mind and body relax. The Sun (2016)You may feel more relaxed and in control if you go on top. The Sun (2013)The drink must have relaxed his body. The Sun (2011)This would scarcely be an outcome that the public should be relaxed about. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can just relax with your friends and have a good fun round. The Sun (2014)This hot offer means you will pay less to relax and soak up those rays. The Sun (2016)You have a relaxed confidence that makes your love life happier. The Sun (2011)Relax for the rest of the holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We just need to stay calm and relaxed and wait for the moment. The Sun (2014)They appeared to become more relaxed the longer they watched the footage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Wooden benches can be mixed with iron chairs for a relaxed feel. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet there is something more relaxed about this garden than most others in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Remember that relaxing your body relaxes your mind. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)It is fair to say that he is not entirely relaxed about this. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sometimes you just need to relax and not let things bother you. The Sun (2013)It was hard to imagine how he could possibly have looked less relaxed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Small amounts make users more relaxed and less inhibited. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)Things that used to upset me just calm and relax me now. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)Or tried hard to relax and become more tense? Self-Hypnosis (1994)One or two ladies of a certain age relax in easy chairs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The rap music has now been replaced with something more relaxing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Should visa controls be relaxed to help the arts? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Relax and hold for three breaths. The Sun (2014)See yourself resting there and relaxing. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)
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Translations for 'relax'
British English: relax /rɪˈlæks/ VERB
If you relax, or if something relaxes you, you feel calmer and less worried or tense.
I ought to relax and stop worrying about it.
- American English: relax
- Arabic: يَسْتَرْخِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: relaxar-se
- Chinese: 放松
- Croatian: opustiti se
- Czech: uvolnit se odpočívat
- Danish: slappe af
- Dutch: ontspannen
- European Spanish: relajarse
- Finnish: rentoutua
- French: se détendre
- German: entspannen (sich)
- Greek: χαλαρώνω
- Italian: rilassarsi
- Japanese: くつろぐ
- Korean: 긴장을 풀다
- Norwegian: slappe av
- Polish: odprężyć
- European Portuguese: relaxar
- Romanian: a se relaxa
- Russian: расслабиться
- Spanish: relajarse
- Swedish: slappna av
- Thai: พักผ่อน
- Turkish: gevşemek
- Ukrainian: розслабляти(ся)
- Vietnamese: thư giãn
Definition of relax from the Collins English Dictionary
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