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rest2

rest2

 
pronunciation:
rest
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a remaining piece or part.
Do you want the rest of the cake?
synonyms:
remainder
similar words:
remnant
definition 2: all the others.
One is black but the rest are red.
synonyms:
others, remainder
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: rested, resting, rests
definition: to remain or continue to be.
You can rest assured that I will help.
synonyms:
continue, remain
similar words:
be, dwell, keep, lie, reside, stand, stay
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word wrest (to take away)? Rest and wrest sound alike but have different meanings. The w is silent in "wrest."