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  1. first-person singular present indicative form of relaxar



From re- (back; again) +‎ laxō (extend; loosen; relieve; relax), from laxus (loose, open).



relaxō (present infinitive relaxāre, perfect active relaxāvī, supine relaxātum); first conjugation

  1. I stretch out or widen again; unloose, loosen, open; slacken; abate.
  2. (figuratively) I slacken, ease, alleviate, mitigate; cheer up, enliven, relax.


   Conjugation of relaxo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present relaxō relaxās relaxat relaxāmus relaxātis relaxant
imperfect relaxābam relaxābās relaxābat relaxābāmus relaxābātis relaxābant
future relaxābō relaxābis relaxābit relaxābimus relaxābitis relaxābunt
perfect relaxāvī relaxāvistī relaxāvit relaxāvimus relaxāvistis relaxāvērunt, relaxāvēre
pluperfect relaxāveram relaxāverās relaxāverat relaxāverāmus relaxāverātis relaxāverant
future perfect relaxāverō relaxāveris relaxāverit relaxāverimus relaxāveritis relaxāverint
passive present relaxor relaxāris, relaxāre relaxātur relaxāmur relaxāminī relaxantur
imperfect relaxābar relaxābāris, relaxābāre relaxābātur relaxābāmur relaxābāminī relaxābantur
future relaxābor relaxāberis, relaxābere relaxābitur relaxābimur relaxābiminī relaxābuntur
perfect relaxātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect relaxātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect relaxātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present relaxem relaxēs relaxet relaxēmus relaxētis relaxent
imperfect relaxārem relaxārēs relaxāret relaxārēmus relaxārētis relaxārent
perfect relaxāverim relaxāverīs relaxāverit relaxāverīmus relaxāverītis relaxāverint
pluperfect relaxāvissem relaxāvissēs relaxāvisset relaxāvissēmus relaxāvissētis relaxāvissent
passive present relaxer relaxēris, relaxēre relaxētur relaxēmur relaxēminī relaxentur
imperfect relaxārer relaxārēris, relaxārēre relaxārētur relaxārēmur relaxārēminī relaxārentur
perfect relaxātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect relaxātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present relaxā relaxāte
future relaxātō relaxātō relaxātōte relaxantō
passive present relaxāre relaxāminī
future relaxātor relaxātor relaxantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives relaxāre relaxāvisse relaxātūrus esse relaxārī relaxātus esse relaxātum īrī
participles relaxāns relaxātūrus relaxātus relaxandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
relaxāre relaxandī relaxandō relaxandum relaxātum relaxātū

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  • relaxo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • relaxo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • relaxo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to recruit oneself, seek relaxation: animum relaxare, reficere, recreare or simply se reficere, se recreare, refici, recreari (ex aliqua re)
    • the pain grows less: dolores remittunt, relaxant




  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of relaxar