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"rest" Meaning in English

1. euphemism for death, based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb
Part of speech : noun
Example : I was laid to rest beneath my favorite tree.
2. take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
Part of speech : verb
3. sit, as on a branch
Part of speech : verb
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4. freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
Part of speech : noun
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5. something left after other parts have been taken away
Part of speech : noun
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6. a pause for relaxation
Part of speech : noun
Example : people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests
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7. stay the same
Part of speech : verb
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8. rest on or as if on a pillow
Part of speech : verb
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9. be inherent or innate in
Part of speech : verb
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10. have a place in relation to something else
Part of speech : verb
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11. a support on which things can be put
Part of speech : noun
Example : the gun was steadied on a special rest
12. a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
Part of speech : noun
13. a state of inaction
Part of speech : noun
Example : a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon
14. be at rest
Part of speech : verb
15. give a rest to
Part of speech : verb
Example : I rested my bad leg for an hour after the softball game.
16. not move
Part of speech : verb
Example : be in a resting position
17. put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying
Part of speech : verb
18. be inactive, refrain from acting
Part of speech : verb
Example : The committee is resting over the summer

Translation for "rest"

rest meaning in Spanish : descanso
  • rest meaning in German : sich ausruhen
  • rest meaning in Japanese : 残り
  • rest meaning in Turkish : dinlenme
  • rest meaning in Chinese : 休息
  • rest meaning in Arabic : راحة
  • rest meaning in Polish : reszta
  • rest meaning in Hindi : आराम
  • rest meaning in French : du repos
  • rest meaning in Russian : остальное
  • rest meaning in Tamil : ஓய்வு
  • rest meaning in Telugu : మిగిలిన
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