Results for rest

Definitions of rest:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To remain.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To stop moving or acting; be quiet; to take repose; sleep; be dead; be at peace; to trust; be supported; stand; lean; to remain in one place.

part of speech: verb transitive

Cause to cease from labor; cause to take repose; place on a support; lay; lean; to base or ground.

part of speech: noun

That which remains after the separation of a part: remainder: others.

part of speech: noun

A state free from motion or disturbance; quiet; repose; sleep; final sleep; cessation from labour; that on which a thing leans for support; trust; peace; in music, a pause in sound, or the mark to indicate it.

part of speech: noun

That which remains, or mayremain, after the separation of a part; overplus; residue; others; a surplus fund held in reserve by a bank or a public company in order to equalise the dividends, should the profits made in any one year fall below the amount required for paying the usual dividend to the shareholders; resting owing, in Scotch law, remaining due.

part of speech: noun

A ceasing from motion or labor; quiet; peace; repose; sleep; hence, death; place of quiet or repose; in music, a period of silence and its sign; a short pause in reading; that on which anything leans for support; the rest, a remainder; the others.

part of speech: noun

Cessation from motion or disturbance: peace: quiet: sleep: the final sleep or death: place of rest: that on which anything rests: a pause of the voice in reading: ( music) an interval of silence and its mark.

part of speech: verb

To lay or place at rest; to cease from action or motion of any kind; to be tranquil; to be at peace; to recline; to be in a state of repose or slumber; to sleep the final sleep; to lean on; to trust or rely.

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