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loosen, relax
v. become less severe or strict; "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived"
loose, relax, loosen
v. become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
loose, loosen
v. make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
loosen
v. make less dense; "loosen the soil"
tease apart, loosen, tease
v. disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"

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make relaxed, loosen up, unlax, unstrain, unwind, relax
v. cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"
loosen, relax
v. become less severe or strict; "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived"
stretch forth, hold out, put out, stretch out, exsert, extend
v. thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
soothe
v. cause to feel better; "the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation"
ease, comfort
v. lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"
ease, comfort
v. lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
loose, relax, loosen
v. become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
loose, loosen
v. make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
unbend, relax
v. make less taut; "relax the tension on the rope"
remit, slacken
v. make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
strain, distort, deform
v. alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
lie
v. tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29"
warp, garble, distort, falsify
v. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
distort, colour, color
v. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
loosen
v. make less dense; "loosen the soil"
come away, come off, detach
v. come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
come away, come off, detach
v. come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
come away, come off, detach
v. come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
unfasten
v. become undone or untied; "The shoelaces unfastened"
unfasten
v. cause to become undone; "unfasten your belt"
tease apart, loosen, tease
v. disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"
tease apart, loosen, tease
v. disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"
undo
v. cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
wind off, unroll, unwind
v. reverse the winding or twisting of; "unwind a ball of yarn"
wind off, unroll, unwind
v. reverse the winding or twisting of; "unwind a ball of yarn"
lounge
v. sit or recline comfortably; "He was lounging on the sofa"
rest
v. not move; be in a resting position
rest
v. not move; be in a resting position
disencumber, disentangle, untangle, extricate
v. release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task"
disencumber, disentangle, untangle, extricate
v. release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task"
disencumber, disentangle, untangle, extricate
v. release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task"
make for, wreak, play, work, bring
v. cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"
ease
v. move gently or carefully; "He eased himself into the chair"
reposition, dislodge, shift
v. change place or direction; "Shift one's position"
reposition, dislodge, shift
v. change place or direction; "Shift one's position"
reposition, dislodge, shift
v. change place or direction; "Shift one's position"
lie down, lie
v. assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"
slouch, slump
v. assume a drooping posture or carriage
flex, bend
v. form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
stretch out, stretch
v. extend one's body or limbs; "Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours"
transfer, remove
v. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
transfer, remove
v. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
transfer, remove
v. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
retire
v. go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
retire
v. go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
move out, take out, remove
v. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
move out, take out, remove
v. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
move out, take out, remove
v. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
mill around, mill about, mess about, hang around, lallygag, footle, lurk, linger, tarry, loaf, lollygag, lounge, loiter
v. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

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Antonyms (8)

tense up, tense
v. become tense, nervous, or uneasy; "He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room"
stiffen
v. make stiff or stiffer; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine"
stiffen
v. become stiff or stiffer; "He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room"
fasten, tighten
v. make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"
fasten, tighten
v. make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"

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