an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
a sudden numbing dread
a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"
make cool or cooler; "Chill the food"
depress or discourage; "The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers"
be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"
be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"
hang loosely or laxly; "His tongue lolled"
become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
make less dense; "loosen the soil"
cause to become loose; "undo the shoelace"; "untie the knot"; "loosen the necktie"
disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"
become less severe or strict; "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived"
make less severe or strict; "The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught"
be at rest
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"
take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
give a rest to; "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment"
freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
rest on or as if on a pillow; "pillow your head"
a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the tree"
a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
not move; be in a resting position
something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
loosen the ties of; "unloose your sneakers"
grant freedom to; free from confinement
cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"
become less tense, rest, or take one's ease; "He relaxed in the hot tub"; "Let's all relax after a hard day's work"
reverse the winding or twisting of; "unwind a ball of yarn"