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re·lax

 (rĭ-lăks′)
v. re·laxed, re·lax·ing, re·lax·es
v.tr.
1. To make lax or loose: relax one's grip.
2. To make less severe or strict: relax a curfew.
3. To reduce in intensity; slacken: relax one's efforts.
4. To relieve from tension or strain: The warm bath relaxed me.
v.intr.
1. To take one's ease; rest.
2. To become lax or loose.
3. To become less severe or strict.
4. To become less restrained or tense.

[Middle English relaxen, from Old French relaxer, from Latin relaxāre : re-, re- + laxāre, to loosen (from laxus, loose; see slēg- in Indo-European roots).]

re·lax′a·ble adj.

relaxing

(rɪˈlæksɪŋ)
adj
having the effect of making a person feel calm
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.relaxing - affording physical or mental rest; "she spent a restful night at home"

relaxing

adjective restful, calming, soothing, tranquillizing I find cooking very relaxing.
Translations
uklidňující
afslappende
rentouttava
opuštajući
くつろがせる
편하게 하는
avslappnande
ซึ่งช่วยให้ผ่อนคลาย
làm cho thoải mái

relaxing

[rɪˈlæksɪŋ] ADJrelajante

relaxing

[rɪˈlæksɪŋ] adj [day, evening, holiday] → relaxant(e); [atmosphere] → relaxant(e); [massage, music] → relaxant(e)
a quiet, relaxing holiday → des vacances calmes et relaxantes
to find sth relaxing
I find cooking relaxing → Cela me détend de faire la cuisine.

relaxing

adjentspannend; climateerholsam; relaxing musicMusik, die (einen) entspannt

relaxing

[rɪˈlæksɪŋ] adjrilassante

relaxing

مُسْتَرِيح uklidňující afslappende entspannend χαλαρωτικός relajante rentouttava reposant opuštajući rilassante くつろがせる 편하게 하는 ontspannend avslappende relaksujący relaxante расслабляющий avslappnande ซึ่งช่วยให้ผ่อนคลาย gevşetici làm cho thoải mái 从容的

relaxing

adj relajante
References in classic literature ?
Genevieve sighed with relief, her tense body relaxing and a faintness coming over her.
With which mournful review of their proceedings, Mr Dennis sought consolation in cold boiled beef and beer; but without at all relaxing the grim and dissatisfied expression of his face, the gloom of which was rather deepened than dissipated by their grateful influence.
Vronsky was continually conscious of the necessity of never for a second relaxing the tone of stern official respectfulness, that he might not himself be insulted.
First, there were the tight-rein drivers -- men who seemed to think that all depended on holding the reins as hard as they could, never relaxing the pull on the horse's mouth, or giving him the least liberty of movement.
said Pierre, his face relaxing into a careless, merry smile.
The Philippines' leading trusted household brand, Efficascent Oil, formally introduces its latest offering - the Efficascent Relaxing Oil - as Filipinos' newest and natural partner for 'instant pampa-RELAX'.
but he hadn't even thought to move it out of the way to the other side of the bed, or to a chair, or even on to the floor before his relaxing commenced.
The song "Relaxing Bell" is played by the classical guitar that accompanies a Tibetan bell, where melody and harmony are designed to be very relaxing, from an indian scale.
THEY'RE supposed to be relaxing, but holidays can quickly become stressful when boisterous children are involved.
00 moisturising and relaxing mist, this is the perfect tonic when your skin feels tight, which is usually caused by air con.
Reiki is also good for relaxation - or simply listen to soothing, relaxing music.
Alexandra House has recently partnered with Huddersfield University and Kirklees Council to help staff access the relaxing treatments and peaceful space at the spa.