Dictionary Results for rest

1. rest - noun

· something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"

Synonym(s): remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum

Hypernym(s): part, portion, component_part, component, constituent

2. rest - noun

· freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"

Synonym(s): ease, repose, relaxation

Hypernym(s): inactivity

3. rest - noun

· a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"

Synonym(s): respite, relief, rest_period

Hypernym(s): pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension

4. rest - noun

· a state of inaction; "a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"

Hypernym(s): inaction, inactivity, inactiveness

5. rest - noun

· euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"

Synonym(s): eternal_rest, sleep, eternal_sleep, quietus

Hypernym(s): death

6. rest - noun

· a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"

Hypernym(s): support

7. rest - noun

· a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration

Hypernym(s): musical_notation

8. rest - verb

· not move; be in a resting position

Hypernym(s): be

9. rest - verb

· take a short break from one's activities in order to relax

Synonym(s): breathe, catch_one%27s_breath, take_a_breather

Hypernym(s): pause, intermit, break

10. rest - verb

· give a rest to; "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment"

11. rest - verb

· have a place in relation to something else; "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"; "The responsibility rests with the Allies"

Synonym(s): lie

Hypernym(s): be

12. rest - verb

· be at rest

Hypernym(s): recumb, repose, recline

Antonym(s): be_active

13. rest - verb

· stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"

Synonym(s): stay, remain

Hypernym(s): be

14. rest - verb

· be inherent or innate in

Synonym(s): reside, repose

Hypernym(s): inhere_in, attach_to

15. rest - verb

· put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying; "Rest your head on my shoulder"

Hypernym(s): put, set, place, pose, position, lay

16. rest - verb

· sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the tree"

Synonym(s): perch, roost

Hypernym(s): sit, sit_down

17. rest - verb

· rest on or as if on a pillow; "pillow your head"

Synonym(s): pillow

Hypernym(s): put, set, place, pose, position, lay

18. rest - verb

· be inactive, refrain from acting; "The committee is resting over the summer"

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