from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A drug that causes muscle relaxation.
  • noun Something that helps one to relax.
  • noun An agent used to straighten curly hair; a relaxer.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relaxing; relieving tension.
  • noun A medicine that relaxes or opens.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A medicine that relaxes; a laxative.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Something which promotes relaxation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a drug that relaxes and relieves tension
  • adjective tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension


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