lacking in rigor or strictness
"such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"; "lax in attending classes"; "slack in maintaining discipline"
pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
lacking in strength or firmness or resilience
"a lax rope"; "a limp handshake"
emptying easily or excessively
not tense, firm, or rigid; loose; slack; as, a lax bandage; lax fiber
not strict or stringent; not exact; loose; weak; vague; equivocal
having a looseness of the bowels; diarrheal
a looseness; diarrhea
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
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.]
What does LAX stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the LAX acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
The numerical value of LAX in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of LAX in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are lax and we are foolish.
I would close up our borders, we are lax and we are foolish.
it would not be a good impression that even the heads can be lax because of Company’s leniency
Past strong shipbuilding growth made us lax in finding ways for the tourists to spend money here instead of driving through.
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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Translations for LAX
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- uvolněný, volný, laxníCzech
- lax, lose, lockerGerman
- laxo, flojo, sueltoSpanish
- huolimaton, löysä, holtiton, piittaamaton, höllä, väljäFinnish
- fuasgailte, saor, socairScottish Gaelic
- rugalmas, lazaHungarian
- մեղմ, թույլArmenian
- sciolto, lasso, negligente, lassista, lento, trascurato, allentato, lascoItalian
- ტოლერანტული, არამკაცრი, ლმობიერიGeorgian
- Lucius Asinius,Latin
- необязательный, нестрогий, ненатянутыйRussian
- slapp, lösSwedish
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