To reduce in tension, pressure, or rigidity
To take repose by ceasing work or other effort for an interval of time
To make less rigid
She was beginning to relax when he launched the question.
We've got it all under control, so just relax and get well.
Relax, I've got this.
Her body began to relax as he held her tightly.
Now you just sit down and relax while I finish supper.