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rest1

rest1

 
pronunciation:
rest
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
at rest
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a state of relaxation or sleep that heals or refreshes the body.
A nap will give you the rest your body needs.
definition 2: a time of calm and quiet after work or activity; break.
I needed a rest after cleaning my room all afternoon.
synonyms:
break
similar words:
comfort
definition 3: relief from trouble of the body or mind.
Mom helped me put my problem to rest.
synonyms:
relief
definition 4: something used as a support.
Dad's chair has a head rest.
synonyms:
support
definition 5: the ending or lack of motion.
The baby is so active that his body is at rest only when he's sleeping.
synonyms:
calm
definition 6: a clear silence between musical notes, or the mark that shows it.
I carefully marked the rests in my music.
phrase: at rest
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: rested, resting, rests
definition 1: to relax by sleeping or lying down.
I rested on the sofa.
synonyms:
unwind
antonyms:
toil
similar words:
idle, loll, nap, recline, relax, retire, sleep
definition 2: to end motion or activity.
After a hard race, she finally rested.
synonyms:
halt, stop
similar words:
cease, discontinue, end, pause, remain, sit, stand
definition 3: to be without trouble or worry.
I couldn't rest until I knew the end of the story.
similar words:
daydream, groove, lie
definition 4: to be supported.
He rested against the wall.
synonyms:
lean, lie, sit
similar words:
be, remain, stand
definition 5: to look at something for a long time.
Her eyes rested on the figure across the street.
synonyms:
linger
similar words:
gaze at, stare at
definition 6: to give rest to.
He rested his horse after their long ride.
synonyms:
unwind
similar words:
idle, recline, refresh, relax
derivations: rested (adj.), rester (n.)
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