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Definition 1: the act of making something less tight - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for laxation in the sense of this definition

(laxation is a kind of ...) the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

(... is a kind of laxation ) loosening the ties that fasten something

"the tying of bow ties is an art; the untying is easy"

Definition 2: the elimination of fecal waste through the anus - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for laxation in the sense of this definition

(laxation is a kind of ...) the bodily process of discharging waste matter

(... is a kind of laxation ) a euphemism for defecation

"he had a bowel movement"

(... is a kind of laxation ) passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer)

(... is a kind of laxation ) a coarse term for defecation

"he took a shit"

(... is a kind of laxation ) passage of urine from the anus

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