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rest

noun (n)

  • something left after other parts have been taken away (noun.linkdef)
    Example:
    He threw away the rest.
    source: wordnet30
  • freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility) (noun.act)
    Synonym: ease, relaxation, repose
    source: wordnet30
  • a pause for relaxation (noun.time)
    Example:
    People actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests.
    source: wordnet30
  • a state of inaction (noun.state)
    Example:
    A body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon.
    source: wordnet30
  • euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb) (noun.state)
    Example:
    She was laid to rest beside her husband.
    source: wordnet30
  • a support on which things can be put (noun.artifact)
    Example:
    The gun was steadied on a special rest.
    source: wordnet30
  • a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration (noun.communication)
    source: wordnet30
  • A state of quiet or repose; a cessation from motion or labor; tranquillity; as, rest from mental exertion; rest of body or mind. (noun)
    source: webster1913
  • That which is left, or which remains after the separation of a part, either in fact or in contemplation; remainder; residue. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • not move; be in a resting position (verb.contact)
    source: wordnet30
  • take a short break from one's activities in order to relax (verb.communication)
    source: wordnet30
  • give a rest to (verb.communication)
    Example:
    He rested his bad leg.
    Rest the dogs for a moment.
    source: wordnet30
  • have a place in relation to something else (verb.stative)
    Synonym: lie
    Example:
    The responsibility rests with the Allies.
    source: wordnet30
  • be at rest (verb.body)
    Antonym: be active, move
    source: wordnet30
  • stay the same; remain in a certain state (verb.change)
    Synonym: remain, stay
    Antonym: change
    Example:
    Rest assured.
    source: wordnet30
  • be inherent or innate in (verb.stative)
    Synonym: repose, reside
    source: wordnet30
  • put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying (verb.contact)
    Example:
    Rest your head on my shoulder.
    source: wordnet30
  • sit, as on a branch (verb.contact)
    Synonym: perch, roost
    source: wordnet30
  • rest on or as if on a pillow (verb.contact)
    Synonym: pillow
    source: wordnet30
  • be inactive, refrain from acting (verb.social)
    Example:
    The committee is resting over the summer.
    source: wordnet30
  • To arrest. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To lay or place at rest; to quiet. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To be left; to remain; to continue to be. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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