be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"
a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape; "meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"
a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
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"
become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
make less taut; "relax the tension on the rope"
make less active or fast; "He slackened his pace as he got tired"; "Don't relax your efforts now"
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"
become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner; "our new colleague relaxed when he saw that we were a friendly group"
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"