What does LAX mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word LAX.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lax, slack(adj)

    lacking in rigor or strictness

    "such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"; "lax in attending classes"; "slack in maintaining discipline"

  2. lax(adj)

    pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')

  3. lax(adj)

    lacking in strength or firmness or resilience

    "a lax rope"; "a limp handshake"

  4. lax, loose(adj)

    emptying easily or excessively

    "loose bowels"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lax(verb)

    not tense, firm, or rigid; loose; slack; as, a lax bandage; lax fiber

  2. Lax(verb)

    not strict or stringent; not exact; loose; weak; vague; equivocal

  3. Lax(verb)

    having a looseness of the bowels; diarrheal

  4. Lax(noun)

    a looseness; diarrhea


  1. LAX

    LAX is a television drama set at the Los Angeles International Airport and draws its name from the airport's IATA airport code, "LAX". On May 17, 2004 NBC announced that they had picked up the pilot to series.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lax

    laks, adj. slack: loose: soft, flabby: not strict in discipline or morals: loose in the bowels.—adj. Lax′ative, having the power of loosening the bowels.—n. a purgative or aperient medicine.—ns. Lax′ativeness, Lax′ity, Lax′ness, state or quality of being lax; Laxā′tor, a muscle that relaxes an organ or part; Lax′ist, one holding loose notions of moral laws, or of their application.—adv. Lax′ly. [L. laxus, loose.]

Suggested Resources

  1. LAX

    What does LAX stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the LAX acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LAX in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LAX in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    We are lax and we are foolish.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I would close up our borders, we are lax and we are foolish.

  3. Hippocrates:

    it would not be a good impression that even the heads can be lax because of Company’s leniency

  4. Kwon Min-ho:

    Past strong shipbuilding growth made us lax in finding ways for the tourists to spend money here instead of driving through.

  5. Michael Levine:

    But let them tell you this, and point out to them that the lack of camera surveillance may also be grounds for a lawsuit blaming the whole incident on lax security.

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