Detailed Translations for relax from English to Dutch


to relax verb (relaxes, relaxed, relaxing)

  1. to relax
    ontspannen; relaxen
    • ontspannen verb (ontspan, ontspant, ontspande, ontspanden, ontspannen)
    • relaxen verb (relax, relaxt, relaxde, relaxden, gerelaxed)
  2. to relax (stretch one's legs)
    • vertreden verb (vertreed, vertreedt, vertreedde, vertreedden, vertreden)
  3. to relax (take it easy)
  4. to relax (calm down; become quiet; chill out)
    rustig worden; kalm worden
    • rustig worden verb (word rustig, wordt rustig, werd rustig, werden rustig, rustig geworden)
    • kalm worden verb (word kalm, wordt kalm, werd kalm, werden kalm, kalm geworden)
  5. to relax (mellow; soothe; ease; soften)
    verzachten; vervriendelijken

Conjugations for relax:

  1. relax
  2. relax
  3. relaxes
  4. relax
  5. relax
  6. relax
simple past
  1. relaxed
  2. relaxed
  3. relaxed
  4. relaxed
  5. relaxed
  6. relaxed
present perfect
  1. have relaxed
  2. have relaxed
  3. has relaxed
  4. have relaxed
  5. have relaxed
  6. have relaxed
past continuous
  1. was relaxing
  2. were relaxing
  3. was relaxing
  4. were relaxing
  5. were relaxing
  6. were relaxing
  1. shall relax
  2. will relax
  3. will relax
  4. shall relax
  5. will relax
  6. will relax
continuous present
  1. am relaxing
  2. are relaxing
  3. is relaxing
  4. are relaxing
  5. are relaxing
  6. are relaxing
  1. be relaxed
  2. be relaxed
  3. be relaxed
  4. be relaxed
  5. be relaxed
  6. be relaxed
  1. relax!
  2. let's relax!
  3. relaxed
  4. relaxing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for relax:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
kalm worden become quiet; calm down; chill out; relax
ontspannen relax
relaxen relax repose; rest; take a rest
rustig worden become quiet; calm down; chill out; relax
vertreden relax; stretch one's legs
vervriendelijken ease; mellow; relax; soften; soothe
verzachten ease; mellow; relax; soften; soothe ease; relieve; soften; soothe
zich vertreden relax; take it easy
- decompress; loose; loosen; loosen up; make relaxed; slack; slack up; slacken; slow down; unbend; unlax; unstrain; unwind
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- slack; slacken

Related Words for "relax":

Synonyms for "relax":

Antonyms for "relax":

Related Definitions for "relax":

  1. cause to feel relaxed1
    • A hot bath always relaxes me1
  2. become less tense, rest, or take one's ease1
    • He relaxed in the hot tub1
    • Let's all relax after a hard day's work1
  3. become loose or looser or less tight1
    • the rope relaxed1
  4. make less taut1
    • relax the tension on the rope1
  5. make less active or fast1
    • Don't relax your efforts now1
  6. become less severe or strict1
    • The rules relaxed after the new director arrived1
  7. make less severe or strict1
    • The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught1
  8. become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner1
    • our new colleague relaxed when he saw that we were a friendly group1

Wiktionary Translations for relax:

  1. to make something loose
  2. to make something less severe or tense
  3. to become less severe or tense
  4. to make something (such as codes and regulations) more lenient
  5. to become more lenient
  6. to relieve (something) from stress
  1. de tijd nemen zich te ontspannen

Cross Translation:
relax rusten reposer — Cesser de travailler, d’agir, d’être en mouvement, pour faire disparaître la fatigue.