English dictionary definition of:

rest


Noun

  • something left after other parts have been taken away
  • freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
  • a pause for relaxation
  • a state of inaction
  • euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
  • a support on which things can be put
  • a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration

Verb

  • not move; be in a resting position
  • take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
  • give a rest to
  • have a place in relation to something else
  • be at rest
  • stay the same; remain in a certain state
  • be inherent or innate in
  • put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying
  • sit, as on a branch
  • rest on or as if on a pillow
  • be inactive, refrain from acting

Thesaurus

balance   breathe   ease   lie   perch   pillow   quietus   relaxation   relief   remain   remainder   repose   reside   residual   residue   residuum   respite   roost   sleep   stay  

Scrabble score for rest


Scrabble score = 4

generated at 13:35:41 on 11-02-20

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