To rest in death or a grave
To close out (a position in a securities or commodities trade)
(Economics) To make money harder to borrow or obtain.
(Intransitive, idiomatic) To take more time to do something than is considered acceptable.
To free from restraint, pressure, or strictness:
To cast loose; detach:
To make oneself comfortable as if were in one's own home.
cause to feel relaxed
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
(Nautical) To fasten:
To make or become tense.
To have a short rest period in one's work or studies, other activities
In a slack manner:
To pass time at leisure; idle.
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
(Intransitive, reflexive) To be or to put into a state of rest.
To relax (the mind) from strain or effort
Divert is defined as to turn aside or distract from one direction to another.
The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
To pass (time) without doing anything:
To spend time in idleness
Soften is defined as to make more soft or more gentle.
To make less rigid
To reduce for some period of time:
To manage to get (along or through) in the face of trials and difficulties
To make (a quantity) smaller.
To put on an air of sentimental tenderness or wistful melancholy
To let the tongue hang from the mouth in this way.
To make alterations to (land) to make it less polluted or more hospitable to wildlife.
To develop in a slow or unexcited way:
To stir up interest and support through speeches and writing so as to produce changes
To reduce the strain, tension, or pressure of or on; loosen; slacken
To dig, or go digging, for clams
To lessen or alleviate something, such as pain or a symptom.
cause to feel relaxed
make less active or fast
To think or reflect, especially in a calm and deliberate manner.
To strengthen or toughen a material, especially metal, by heat treatment.
To carry on; persist in:
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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