Pronunciation of Re-Lax
/ɹˌiːlˈaks/, /ɹˌiːlˈaks/, /ɹ_ˌiː_l_ˈa_k_s/

Antonyms for re-lax:

disallow, keep, tense, magnify, blame, approve, exasperate, repulse, deny, improve, heal, let go, displease, disapprove, excite, please, vex, disturb, carry out, incriminate, entangle, depress, retain, clean, slow, forget, give, stretch, grow, keep to, disregard, withhold, scatter, condense, descend, link, turn up, confuse, repel, arouse, distract, anger, release, forward, harm, disarrange, agree, enlarge, rouse, intensify, turn off, invigorate, hinder, not use, stay, dissuade, condemn, facilitate, veto, be direct, censure, raise, strengthen, win, energize, extend, hurry, be active, face, carry on, develop, accuse, straighten, animate, engage, work hard, further, confine, worry, darken, block, dispirit, tire, purify, permit, restrict, cancel, heighten, join, disperse, restrain, detain, leave alone, solidify, activate, mend, destroy, fix, halt, build up, move, go, incarcerate, start, cover, hook, depart, counter, provoke, ascend, build, prevent, begin, check, disagree, annoy, lengthen, impose, ruin, restore, couple, hide, put together, soothe, set down, unsettle, perplex, imprison, worsen, punish, delay, lower, tighten, compliment, withdraw, enable, assert, rise, sentence, bore, refuse, allow, incite, praise, cease, rise above, discourage, offend, achieve, increase, disappoint, refrain, enliven, hustle, refresh, stop, hold up, turn away, agitate, walk, take, encourage, stir up, make difficult, mix up, fasten, help, assuage, oppose, disorganize, distress, sit up straight, hitch, stagnate, upset, defend, expand, bind, aggravate, drop, prolong, hold, neglect, injure, push, run, stand, rush, trouble, conceal, labor, weaken, bring down, button, DO, ruffle, freeze, stiffen, leave, liberate, maintain, frustrate, waken, disquiet, pain, receive, coagulate, continue, wake, make mad, reject, assist, aid, forge, meet, outrage, combine, succeed, withstand, cure, demote, ignore, hurt, enhance, give birth, burden, charge, finish, free, connect, irritate, attach, unite, advance, impede, accelerate, expedite, limit, inflame, fight.

Synonyms for re-lax:

bask (verb)

loll, lounge, relax, sun, sunbathe, warm oneself, swim in, toast oneself.

calm (verb)

allay, alleviate, appease, assuage, balm, becalm, compose, cool, cool it, hush, lull, mollify, pacify, placate, quiet, quieten, sedate, settle, soothe, steady, still, stroke, take the edge off, cool out, lay back, soft-pedal.

calm down (verb)

chill out, cool down, go easy, restrain oneself, get hold of oneself, control oneself, keep cool, regain one's composure.

catch one's breath (verb)

recuperate, stop for a breath.

chill out (verb)

chill, settle down, take a chill pill.

compose (verb)

adjust, arrange, check, collect, comfort, console, contain, control, ease up, hold in, lessen, quell, reconcile, regulate, rein, repress, resolve, restrain, smother, solace, suppress, temper, Re-collect, tune down.

debilitate (verb)

attenuate, blunt, cripple, devitalize, disable, enervate, enfeeble, eviscerate, exhaust, extenuate, harm, hurt, injure, mar, prostrate, sap, spoil, unbrace, undermine, wear out, unstrengthen.

divert (verb)

beguile, delight, gladden, gratify, make happy, panic, please, recreate, regale, slay, tickle, wow, break one up, fracture one, get one's jollies, knock 'em dead, put 'em away.

drug (verb)

anesthetize, benumb, deaden, desensitize, dope up, dose, fix, medicate, narcotize, numb, poison, stupefy, treat, knock out, HIT, dope, analgize, dose up.

ease (verb)

aid, ameliorate, assist, attend to, cheer, cure, disburden, disengage, disentangle, doctor, edge, expedite, extricate, facilitate, forward, free, further, handle, improve, inch, induce, insert, join, lift, lighten, maneuver, meliorate, nurse, palliate, promote, release, relent, remove, right, simplify, slide, slip, smooth, speed, speed up, squeeze, steer, set right, make easier, clear the way, let up on, open the door, run interference for.

entertain (verb)

absorb, captivate, charm, distract, divert, elate, engross, enliven, enthrall, grab, humor, indulge, inspire, inspirit, interest, make merry, occupy, pique, satisfy, stimulate, knock dead, crack up, ecstasize.

give (verb)

allow, bend, break, cave, cede, concede, contract, crumble, crumple, devote, fail, fall, flex, fold, fold up, give way, go, grant, hand over, lend, open, recede, relinquish, retire, retreat, sag, shrink, sink, surrender, bow to.

lift (verb)

annul, cancel, countermand, dismantle, end, recall, rescind, reverse, stop, terminate.

loaf (verb)

bum, bum around, dally, dillydally, dream, drift, evade, fool around, fritter away, goldbrick, hang out, idle, let down, lie, loiter, lounge around, malinger, piddle, saunter, shirk, stall, stroll, trifle, vegetate, waste time, knock around, stand around, kill time, not lift a finger, be inactive, be indolent, be slothful, be unoccupied, pass time, while away hours, twiddle thumbs.

loll (verb)

dangle, dawdle, droop, drop, flap, flop, hang, lean, loaf, slouch, slump, sprawl, goof off.

loose/loosen (verb)

deliver, detach, discharge, disconnect, disjoin, emancipate, let go, let out, liberate, manumit, separate, unbar, unbolt, unbuckle, unbutton, unchain, unclasp, undo, unfasten, unhitch, unhook, unlace, unlash, unleash, unlock, unloose, unpin, unscrew, unstrap, untie, Disenthrall, Unfix, Unlatch, Unstick, break up, become unfastened, unsnap, work free, work loose.

medicate (verb)

opiate, physic.

melt (verb)

disarm, forgive, touch, show mercy, become lenient.

modify (verb)

curb, decrease, limit, qualify, restrict, tone down.

nap (verb)

catnap, doze, drowse, nod, nod off, rack, sleep, snooze, drop off, catch forty winks, get some shut-eye, grab some z's, take a siesta, take a snooze.

quiet (verb)

choke, clam up, dummy up, fix up, gag, ice, inactivate, muffle, muzzle, shush, shut up, silence, square, squash, squelch, subdue, patch things up, can it, hold it down, take the bite out of, button one's lip.

relax (verb)

abate, calm, calm down, cool off, ease, ease off, ebb, lax, laze, lie down, loose, loosen, loosen up, lower, mitigate, moderate, modify, modulate, recline, reduce, relieve, remit, repose, rest, simmer down, sit back, slack, slacken, slow, slow down, soften, take a breather, take it easy, take ten, tranquilize, unbend, unlax, unwind, weaken, Untighten, let up, knock off, compose oneself, sit around, stop work, breathe easy, collect oneself, feel at home, hang loose, let oneself go, lose speed, make oneself at home, settle back, take a break, take one's time, take time out, put one's feet up.

relent (verb)

acquiesce, capitulate, cave in, come around, comply, die away, forbear, give in, give up, lighten up, mellow out, melt, quit, subside, wane, yield, go along with, be merciful, change one's mind, ease up on, give quarter, give some slack, go easy on, have mercy, have pity, let it happen, say uncle, cry uncle.

relieve (verb)

brighten, diminish, dull, interrupt, salve, vary, take load off one's chest, take load off one's mind.

remit (verb)

absolve, amnesty, condone, defer, delay, desist, dwindle, excuse, exonerate, fall away, halt, hold off, hold up, intermit, pardon, prorogue, repeal, reprieve, respite, shelve, stay, suspend, put off.

rest (verb)

breathe, nap, slack off, slumber, spell, stretch out, take five, sit down, wind down, take a nap, lie by, be at ease, be comfortable, lie still, put feet up, refresh oneself, take life easy.

settle (verb)

assure, reassure.

siesta (verb)


sit (verb)

bear on, cover, ensconce, install, park, perch, pose, posture, remain, seat, squat, Hunker, plop down, take a place, be seated, give feet a rest, grab a chair, have a place, have a seat, put it there, seat oneself, take a load off, take a seat.

slack/slacken (verb)

dodge, featherbed, flag, neglect, taper, tire, lie down on job.

slacken (verb)


slake (verb)

quench, refresh, relaxed.

sleep (verb)

bed down, bunk, catch a wink, conk out, crash, fall asleep, fall out, hibernate, hit the hay, hit the sack, languish, oversleep, sack out, saw wood, snore, turn in, yawn, zonk out, ZZZ, cop some z's.

slow (verb)

bog down, brake, curtail, cut back, cut down, decelerate, detain, handicap, hinder, hold back, impede, lag, mire, postpone, procrastinate, reef, rein in, stunt, Back-water, retard, retardate, anchor it, set back, embog, hit the brakes, keep waiting, let down flaps, lose steam, reduce speed.

soften (verb)

cushion, disintegrate, dissolve, give, knead, mash, mellow, moisten, tenderize, thaw, turn down, become tender.

stoop (verb)

accommodate, bow, cringe, crouch, deign, descend, dip, duck, favor, hunch, incline, kneel, oblige, patronize, resort, vouchsafe, slant, demean oneself, act beneath oneself, be bowed, be servile, debase oneself.

thaw (verb)

defrost, flow, flux, fuse, liquefy, open up, run, Deliquesce, warm up, become liquid, become soft.

tranquilize (verb)

Unruffle, put at rest, settle one's nerves.

veg out (verb)

lie dormant, stagnate.

weaken (verb)

adulterate, cut, debase, debilitate, decline, depress, dilute, fade, faint, impair, impoverish, invalidate, limp, lose, minimize, relapse, thin, thin out, totter, tremble, vitiate, water down, wilt, lose spirit.

yield (verb)

abandon, abdicate, back down, buy, collapse, knuckle, knuckle under, leave, part with, resign, submit, succumb, throw in the towel, call it quits, come to terms, admit defeat, give oneself over, lay down arms, suffer defeat.

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