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Another word for rest

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Noun
  1. A pause or interval, as from work or duty

      1. One that breathes, especially in a specified manner:
      2. A short rest period:
      3. An activity, such as strenuous exercise, that causes difficult breathing.
      1. A brief cessation of play at the request of a sports team or an official for rest, consultation, or making substitutions.
      2. A short break from work or play.
      3. A corrective measure or punishment for young children in which they are separated from others for a brief period.
      1. A usually short period of rest or relief.
      2. Temporary suspension of the execution of a sentence.
      3. Forbearance or delay, as granted in the payment of a debt.
      1. A temporary cessation of the customary activities of an engagement, occupation, or pursuit:
      2. A period in the school day during which students are given time to play or relax.
      3. A remote, secret, or secluded place:
      1. An interval between periods of activity, as between the acts of a play.
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
    See also:

    continue

  2. Freedom from labor, responsibility, or strain

    See also:

    continue

  3. What remains after a part has been used or subtracted

      1. The remainder of something after removal of parts or a part.
      2. Matter remaining after completion of an abstractive chemical or physical process, such as evaporation, combustion, distillation, or filtration; residuum.
      3. The part of a monomer or other chemical unit that has been incorporated into a polymer or large molecule.
      1. Something left over; a remainder.
      2. A piece of fabric remaining after the rest has been used or sold.
      3. A surviving trace or vestige:
      1. All that is left after other parts have been taken away, used up, or destroyed.
      2. A dead body or parts of a dead body.
      3. The unpublished writings of a deceased author.
      1. Something left over after other parts have been taken away.
      2. The number left over when one integer is divided by another:
      3. The number obtained when one number is subtracted from another; the difference.
      1. Remaining as an unused portion or amount.
      2. A remnant or an unused portion.
      3. Food remaining from a previous meal.
      1. Scraps or remains; residue:
      1. A weighing device, especially one consisting of a rigid beam horizontally suspended by a low-friction support at its center, with identical weighing pans hung at either end, one of which holds an unknown weight while the effective weight in the other is increased by known amounts until the beam is level and motionless.
      2. A state of equilibrium or parity characterized by cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces.
      3. The power or means to decide:
    See also:

    leftover

Verb
  1. To take repose by ceasing work or other effort for an interval of time

      1. To reverse the winding or twisting of:
      2. To separate the tangled parts of; disentangle.
      3. To free (someone) of nervous tension or pent-up energy.
      1. To release from mental tension, strain, or formality; relax.
      2. To release (a bow, for example) from flexure or tension.
      3. To untie or loosen (a rope or sail).
      1. To make lax or loose:
      2. To make less severe or strict:
      3. To reduce in intensity; slacken:
  2. To take repose, as by sleeping or lying quietly

      1. To lengthen, widen, or distend:
      2. To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
      3. To make taut; tighten:
      1. The act of resting or the state of being at rest.
      2. Freedom from worry; peace of mind.
      3. Calmness; tranquility.
      1. To lean back or lie down on one's back.
      2. To be adjustable so that the occupant may recline rather than sit up:
      3. To cause to recline.
      1. To be or place oneself at rest in a flat, horizontal, or recumbent position; recline:
      2. To be placed on or supported by a surface that is usually horizontal:
      3. To be or remain in a specified condition:
    See also:

    continue

  3. To have an inherent basis

    See also:

    start

  4. To provide a basis for

      1. To support from below, as with props, girders, or masonry.
      2. To give support or substance to:
      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
      3. The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
      1. To base or establish (a statement or action, for example):
      2. To state or affirm as an attribute or quality of something:
      3. To carry the connotation of; imply.
      1. The solid surface of the earth.
      2. The floor of a body of water, especially the sea.
      3. Soil; earth:
      1. To establish or set up, especially with provision for continuing existence:
      2. To establish the foundation or basis of; base:
      1. To cause (an institution, for example) to come into existence or begin operating; found; set up.
      2. To bring about; generate or effect:
      3. To place or settle in a secure position or condition:
      1. To form by combining materials or parts; construct.
      2. To order, finance, or supervise the construction of:
      3. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:
      1. The lowest or bottom part:
      2. The part of a plant or animal organ that is nearest to its point of attachment.
      3. The point of attachment of such an organ.
    See also:

    over

Idioms:

    upon

  1. To be determined by or contingent on something unknown, uncertain, or changeable

Another word for rest

Noun
  1. State of inactivity

  2. Anything upon which an object rests

      1. A wide, low-pitched gable surmounting the façade of a building in the Grecian style.
      2. A triangular element, similar to or derivative of a Grecian pediment, used widely in architecture and decoration.
      3. A broad, gently sloping rock surface at the base of a steeper slope, often covered with alluvium, formed primarily by erosion.
      1. The deepest or lowest part:
      2. The part closest to a reference point:
      3. The underside:
      1. The lowest or bottom part:
      2. The part of a plant or animal organ that is nearest to its point of attachment.
      3. The point of attachment of such an organ.
      1. An architectural support or base, as for a column or statue.
      2. A support or foundation.
      3. A position of high regard or adoration.
      1. A slender, freestanding, vertical support; a column.
      2. Such a structure or one similar to it used for decoration.
      3. One who occupies a central or responsible position:
      1. A horizontal beam or bar held up by two pairs of divergent legs and used as a support.
      2. A framework consisting of slanted braces and horizontal crosspieces supporting a bridge or causeway.
      1. Something, such as a chair or bench, that may be sat on:
      2. The part on which one rests in sitting:
      3. A place in which one may sit:
      1. To continue to be in a place or condition:
      2. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
      3. To linger or wait in order to do or experience something:
      1. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
      2. One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
      3. To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
      1. To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
      2. To bear or hold up (an amount of weight):
      3. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
    See also:

    foundation

  3. The remainder

      1. Being more than or in excess of what is needed or required:
      2. An amount or quantity in excess of what is needed.
      3. Total assets minus the sum of all liabilities.
      1. The remainder of something after removal of parts or a part.
      2. Matter remaining after completion of an abstractive chemical or physical process, such as evaporation, combustion, distillation, or filtration; residuum.
      3. The part of a monomer or other chemical unit that has been incorporated into a polymer or large molecule.
      1. A weighing device, especially one consisting of a rigid beam horizontally suspended by a low-friction support at its center, with identical weighing pans hung at either end, one of which holds an unknown weight while the effective weight in the other is increased by known amounts until the beam is level and motionless.
      2. A state of equilibrium or parity characterized by cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces.
      3. The power or means to decide:
  4. Death

    See also:

    death

Verb
  1. To take one's rest