A hot bath always relaxes me.
Every evening after work, he relaxed in his old leather armchair.
Our new collegue relaxed after she saw that we were a friendly group.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4, 5
He relaxed his grip on the boy's arm.
Relax the tension on the rope.
She will never relax her hold on her son.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3
The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught.
The rules relaxed after the new director arrived.
After several hours of intense concentration, she relaxed her efforts.
Don't relax your guard just because this last outbreak did not become an epidemic.
He relaxed his attention for just a moment, and she slipped away.
The committee relaxed the definition of "associate member" at the last meeting.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6, 7, 8