freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool" Synonyms: ease, repose, relaxation,
a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
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" Synonyms: remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum,
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" Synonyms: eternal rest, sleep, eternal sleep, quietus,
a state of inaction; "a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"
a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests" Synonyms: respite, relief, rest period,
be at 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" Synonyms: stay, remain,