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repose1

re·pose1

repose1

 
pronunciation:
rih poz
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the state of being at rest.
a child in repose
synonyms:
rest
similar words:
relaxation
definition 2: peace or tranquility; calm.
synonyms:
calm, peace, peacefulness, quiet, quietude, tranquillity
similar words:
serenity
definition 3: the absence of motion or activity; stillness.
a body in repose
synonyms:
calm, inactivity, motionlessness, quiescence, rest, stillness
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: reposed, reposes, reposing
definition 1: to be or lie at rest, esp. on something.
She was reposing on the sofa.
synonyms:
lie, lounge, rest
similar words:
laze, relax, sleep, slumber
definition 2: to be calm and composed; be peaceful.
synonyms:
rest
definition 3: to rest in a grave.
His body reposes in the church cemetery.
synonyms:
lie, rest
similar words:
sleep
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to refresh or rest by lying down (often used reflexively).
He reposed himself on the bed.
synonyms:
rest
similar words:
lay
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