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chill out

verb, slang

Synonyms and Antonyms of chill out

  1. 1 to become still and orderly <stop making that racket, and just chill out!> Synonyms calm (down), quiet [slang], cool, hush, pipe down, settle (down)Related Words dry up; relax, tranquilize (also tranquillize), unwind, zone outNear Antonyms clown (around), fool around, horse around, monkey (around), show off, skylarkAntonyms act up, carry on, cut up

  2. 2 to get rid of nervous tension or anxiety <if you don't chill out, you're going to get an ulcer> Synonyms chill, relax [slang], decompress, de-stress, loosen up, mellow (out), unwind, wind downRelated Words unbend; bask, kick back, loll, lounge, repose, rest; bum, dally, dawdle, dillydally, drone, footle, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), idle, laze, loaf, vegetate, veg out, zone out; alleviate, comfort, ease, relieve; calm, compose, cool, quiet, settleAntonyms tense (up)




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