What does the word relax mean?

Usage examples for relax

  1. Thence the ascent was so steep, that he was obliged to relax his speed. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  2. " Paul, relax," said Cade. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  3. And now he allowed the hunter to lift him off the ground, then he let his muscles relax, his dead weight falling in his opponent's arms. – Far Past the Frontier by James A. Braden