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rest

 
Noun rest has 7 senses
  1. remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest - 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"
    --1 is a kind of part, portion, component part, component
    --1 has particulars: leftover, remnant
  2. rest, ease, repose, relaxation - freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
    --2 is a kind of inactivity
    --2 has particulars:
     bedrest, bed rest; lie-in; quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleeping; leisure
    Derived form: verb rest11
  3. respite, rest, relief, rest period - a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
    --3 is a kind of pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension
    --3 has particulars:
     breath, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time
    Derived forms: verb rest3, verb rest2
  4. rest - a state of inaction; "a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"
    --4 is a kind of
    inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
    Derived forms: verb rest3, verb rest1
  5. rest, eternal rest, sleep, eternal sleep, quietus - 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"
    --5 is a kind of death
  6. rest - a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
    --6 is a kind of
    support
    --6 has particulars: armrest; chin rest; headrest
    Derived forms: verb rest10, verb rest9, verb rest8
  7. rest - a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
    --7 is a kind of
    musical notation
    --7 has particulars: whole rest; half rest; quarter rest
Verb rest has 11 senses
  1. rest - not move; be in a resting position
    --1 is one way to
    be
    Derived forms: noun rest4, noun rester1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue rest
  2. rest, breathe, catch one's breath, take a breather - take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
    --2 is one way to pause, intermit, break
    Derived forms: noun rest3, noun rester1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue rest
  3. rest - give a rest to; "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment"
    Derived forms: noun rest4, noun rest3, noun rester1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. lie, rest - 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"
    --4 is one way to be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  5. rest - be at rest
    --5 is one way to
    recumb, repose, recline
    Antonyms: be active, move
    Derived form: noun rester1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue rest
  6. stay, remain, rest - 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"
    --6 is one way to be
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Something ----s Adjective/Noun
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  7. rest, reside, repose - be inherent or innate in;
    --7 is one way to inhere in, attach to
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  8. rest - put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying; "Rest your head on my shoulder"
    --8 is one way to
    put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Derived form: noun rest6
    Sample sentence:
    They rest their rifles on the cabinet
  9. perch, roost, rest - sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the treee"
    --9 is one way to sit, sit down
    Derived form: noun rest6
    Sample sentences:
    Some big birds rest in the tree
    There rest some big birds in the tree
  10. pillow, rest - rest on or as if on a pillow; "pillow your head"
    --10 is one way to put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Derived form: noun rest6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  11. rest - be inactive, refrain from acting; "The committee is resting over the summer"
    Derived form: noun rest2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
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