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Rest

Definition of rest:

part of speech: noun

Cessation from motion or disturbance: peace: quiet: sleep: the final sleep or death: place of rest: that on which anything rests: a pause of the voice in reading: ( music) an interval of silence and its mark.

part of speech: verb

To remain.

part of speech: verb

To stop moving or acting; be quiet; to take repose; sleep; be dead; be at peace; to trust; be supported; stand; lean; to remain in one place.

part of speech: verb

Cause to cease from labor; cause to take repose; place on a support; lay; lean; to base or ground.

part of speech: noun

A ceasing from motion or labor; quiet; peace; repose; sleep; hence, death; place of quiet or repose; in music, a period of silence and its sign; a short pause in reading; that on which anything leans for support; the rest, a remainder; the others.

part of speech: verb

To lay at rest; place on a support.

part of speech: verb

To be at rest; repose; be supported; remain.

part of speech: noun

That which remains after the separation of a part: remainder: others.

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