rest


rest
Synonyms and related words:
abeyance, abide, abide in, advocate, afterglow, afterimage, allay, alpenstock, annihilation, appease, arm, arrive, ataraxia, ataraxy, athletic supporter, awful silence, axis, back, backbone, backing, balance, bandeau, bane, base, basis, be a sideliner, be based on, be coextensive with, be comprised in, be constituted by, be contained in, be contingent on, be dependent on, be found, be left, be located, be predicated on, be present in, be situated, be still, bearer, bearing, bed, bed down, biological death, bottom, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, brassiere, break, breath, breathe, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time, breve rest, butt, butt end, buttress, caesura, call a recess, calm, calm down, calmness, candle ends, cane, carrier, cease-fire, cervix, cessation, cessation of life, chaff, cigarette break, clinical death, coast, cocktail hour, coffee break, compose, composure, conduct pleadings, consist in, contemplation, continue to be, convenience, cool, corset, couch, count sheep, cradle, crook, crossing the bar, crutch, curl up, curtains, day off, dead, dead of night, death, death knell, deathlike silence, debris, debt of nature, decease, delay, demise, departure, depend, depend on, deposit, detritus, dissolution, do nothing, doom, doorstep, doss down, downtime, doze, dozing, drift, drop, dulcify, dwell in, dying, ease, ease up, ebb of life, eighth rest, end, end of life, ending, enforced respite, eternal rest, even out, excess, exist in, exit, expiration, extinction, extinguishment, fag end, filings, final summons, finger of death, footing, footrest, footstep, forty winks, fossil, foundation, foundation garment, free time, freedom, freeze, fulcrum, girdle, go to bed, go to rest, go to sleep, going, going off, golden silence, goof-off time, grave, ground, groundwork, guy, guywire, half rest, halt, hand of death, hang, hang fire, hang on, happy hour, heel, hesitate, hesitation, hibernate, hinge, hinge on, hit the hay, hit the sack, holder, holdover, holiday, hush, hush of night, husks, idle, idle hours, idleness, imperturbability, implead, inactivity, inaudibility, indolence, inhabit, inhere in, interim, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, intermittence, interruption, interval, jaws of death, jock, jockstrap, keep quiet, kip, knell, languish, lapse, last debt, last muster, last rest, last roundup, last sleep, lay, lay down, layoff, lean, leaving life, leavings, leftovers, leisure, let down, let up, letup, lie, lie athwart, lie by, lie dormant, lie down, lie in, lie on, lie still, lie with, loaf, loafing, lodge, loll, loss of life, lounge, lucid stillness, lull, mainstay, maintainer, make a plea, making an end, mark time, marmoreal repose, mast, minim, mollify, mum, nap, neck, nirvana, nod, noiselessness, not breathe, not budge, not stir, oarlock, odd moments, odds and ends, offscourings, orts, overage, overplus, pace, pacify, parings, parting, passing, passing away, passing over, pause, peace, peacefulness, perishing, pivot, place, placidity, placidness, plead, position, pour balm into, prop, put, put down, quarter rest, quell, quiescence, quiescency, quiet, quietism, quietness, quietude, quietus, rags, recess, recline, refuse, reinforce, reinforcement, reinforcer, relax, relaxation, release, relics, rely, remain, remain motionless, remainder, remains, remission, remnant, repose, repose in, reposit, reside, reside in, residual, residue, residuum, respite, rest in, rest on, rest with, restfulness, resting place, resting point, retirement, revolve on, reward, ride, ride at anchor, ride easy, ride hawse full, rigging, riser, roach, rock to sleep, round, rowlock, rubbish, ruins, rump, rundle, rung, sack out, satori, sawdust, scale, scourings, scraps, seat, seating, semiretirement, sentence of death, serenity, set, set down, settle to rest, shades of death, shadow, shadow of death, shavings, shelf, shoulder, shroud, shut-eye, siesta, silence, silentness, silken repose, sit back, sit it out, sixteenth rest, slack off, slacken, sleep, slumber, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, smoothen, snooze, snug down, solemn silence, somatic death, soothe, soundlessness, spare time, spell, spill, spine, spoke, sprawl, sprit, stabilize, staff, stagnate, stair, stand, stand fast, stand firm, stand on, stand still, stand-down, standing rigging, stave, stay, stay put, steady, step, step stool, stepping-stone, stick, stick fast, stiffener, still, stillness, stop, stop for breath, straw, strengthener, stretch out, string, stubble, stump, subdue, subsist, subsist in, summons of death, superfluity, support, supporter, surcease, surplus, surplusage, survival, survive, suspension, sustainer, sweepings, tacitness, taciturnity, take, take a nap, take a recess, take a rest, take forty winks, take it easy, take life easy, tarry, tea break, thole, tholepin, time, time off, time out, time to kill, time to spare, tomblike silence, trace, tranquilize, tranquillity, tread, tread water, trestle, truce, turn on, turn up, turn upon, unbend, unlax, unwind, upholder, vacation, vegetate, vestige, wait and see, walking stick, waste, watch and wait, whisht, wise passiveness

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Rest — Rest, n. [AS. rest, r[ae]st, rest; akin to D. rust, G. rast. OHG. rasta, Dan. & Sw. rast rest, repose, Icel. r[ o]st the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. razn house, Icel. rann, and perhaps to G. ruhe …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rest*/*/*/ — [rest] noun I 1) [singular] the part of something that remains, or the people or things that remain I m not really hungry – do you want the rest?[/ex] Rain will spread to the rest of the country by evening.[/ex] The rest of the attackers were in… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Rest — (von lateinisch: restare = „übrig bleiben“/„übrigbleiben“, aus: re = „zurück“, „wieder“ sowie stare = „stehen“; spätmittelhochdeutsch: rest[e]; italienisch: resto = „übrig bleibender Geldbetrag“) bedeutet allgemein etwas, das übrig geblieben ist …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • rest — vi: to bring to an end voluntarily the introduction of evidence in a case the defense rest s vt: to cease presenting evidence pertinent to (a case) I rest my case Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • rest# — rest n Rest, repose, relaxation, leisure, ease, comfort are comparable when they mean freedom from toil or strain. Rest, the most general term, implies withdrawal from all labor or exertion and suggests an opposition to the term work; it does not …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Rest — (r[e^]st), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Resting}.] [AS. restan. See {Rest}, n.] 1. To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion. [1913 Webster] God . . .… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • REST — (von lateinisch re stare = übrig bleiben) bedeutet allgemein etwas, das übrig geblieben ist sowie in der Mathematik das, was bei der Division übrigbleibt, siehe Division mit Rest in der Chemie das Gegenstück zur funktionellen Gruppe eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • rest — REST, resturi, s.n. 1. Ceea ce rămâne dintr un tot, dintr un ansamblu din care cea mai mare parte a fost consumată, îndepărtată, luată, scoasă; rămăşiţă. 2. Tot ceea ce nu face parte din rândul lucrurilor menţionate anterior. 3. Sumă de bani care …   Dicționar Român

  • rest — Ⅰ. rest [1] ► VERB 1) cease work or movement in order to relax or recover strength. 2) allow to be inactive in order to regain or save strength or energy. 3) place or be placed so as to stay in a specified position: his feet rested on the table.… …   English terms dictionary

  • rest — rest2 [rest] n. [ME < MFr reste < OFr rester, to rest, remain < L restare, to stop, stand, rest, remain < re , back + stare, to STAND] 1. what is left after part is taken away; remainder 2. [with pl. v.] the others: Used with the vi.… …   English World dictionary

  • rest — [n1] inactivity break, breather*, breathing space*, calm, calmness, cessation, coffee break*, comfort, composure, cutoff, downtime*, doze, dreaminess, ease, forty winks*, halt, holiday, hush, idleness, interlude, intermission, interval, leisure,… …   New thesaurus


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