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relax
British English: /rɪˈlaks/
American English: /rəˈlæks/

Translation of relax in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (make less tense)
    entspannen (Muskel, Körper[teil])
    lockern (Muskel, Feder, Griff)
    [figurative]
    lockern
    winter relaxed its grip on the landscape
    [figurative]
    der Winter ließ die Landschaft aus seiner Umklammerung
  • 2
    (make less strict)
    lockern (Gesetz, Vorschrift, Disziplin)
  • 3 (slacken)
    nachlassen in + Dat. (Bemühungen, Aufmerksamkeit)
    verlangsamen (Tempo)
    he began to relax his attention
    seine Aufmerksamkeit ließ allmählich nach

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (become less tense)
    sich entspannen
    his face or features relaxed into a smile
    sein Gesicht entspannte sich zu einem Lächeln
  • 3
    (become less stern)
    sich mäßigen (in in) + Dat.
  • 4 (cease effort)
    sich entspannen
    (stop worrying, calm down)
    sich beruhigen
    let's just relax!
    (stop worrying!)
    nur ruhig Blut!

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