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Repose (IPA: /ɹiˈpoʊz/)


Repose (v.)

To cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to deposit; to lay down; to lodge; to reposit.

Repose (v.)

To lay at rest; to cause to be calm or quiet; to compose; to rest, -- often reflexive; as, to repose one's self on a couch.

Repose (v.)

To place, have, or rest; to set; to intrust.

Repose (v. i.)

To lie at rest; to rest.

Repose (v. i.)

Figuratively, to remain or abide restfully without anxiety or alarms.

Repose (v. i.)

To lie; to be supported; as, trap reposing on sand.

Repose (v.)

A lying at rest; sleep; rest; quiet.

Repose (v.)

Rest of mind; tranquillity; freedom from uneasiness; also, a composed manner or deportment.

Repose (v.)

A rest; a pause.

Repose (v.)

That harmony or moderation which affords rest for the eye; -- opposed to the scattering and division of a subject into too many unconnected parts, and also to anything which is overstrained; as, a painting may want repose.

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Painting by Jean-Baptiste Corot

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Painting by Constant Troyon

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Painting by Pablo Picasso

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Painting by John White Alexander

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Painting by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

Repose Synonyms

Peace, Peace Of Mind, Serenity, Ataraxis, Heartsease, Peacefulness

Repose Synonyms

Quiet, Serenity, Tranquillity, Tranquility, Placidity

Repose Synonyms

Rest, Ease, Relaxation

Repose Synonyms

Put, Lay Aside, Put Down, Lay Away, Lay, Lay Over, Repose On

Repose Synonyms

Recline, Recumb

Repose Synonyms

Rest, Reside

Repose Rhymes

Beaus, Blose, Blows, Boase, Boes, Bose, Bowes, Bows, Boze, Bro's, Brose, Chose, Close, Clothes, Cose, Crose, Crow's, Crows, Doe's, Doze, Eaux, Flows, Foes, Froze, Ghose, Glows, Goes, Goghs, Gose, Grose, Grows, Ho's, Hoes, Hose, Joe's, Joes, Jos, Klose, Knows, Kroes, Kroeze, Lo's, Loews, Lowe's, Lowes, Lows, Moes, Mose, Ngo's, Ngos, No's, Noes, Nose, O's, O .'s, O .s, O .s' Oh's, Ohs, Ooohs, Ose, Owes, Poe's, Pose, Pows, Pro's, Pros, Pros', Prose, Roes, Roh's, Rohs, Rose, Row's, Rowe's, Rowes, Rows, Sews, Show's, Shows, Shows', Slows, Snows, So's, Sows, Those, Throes, Throws, Toes, Tows, Vose, Woes, Yoes

Arose, Bestows, Bio's, Boulos, Campeau's, Compose, Defoe's, Depose, Disclose, Dispose, Dubose, Duclos, Enclose, Expose, Foreclose, Forgoes, Impose, Lebow's, Micheaux's, Miro's, Monroe's, Oppose, Perot's, Perots, Plainclothes, Propose, Renault's, Repose, Stavros, Suppose, Tarots, Transpose, Truffaut's, Tussaud's

Decompose, Groseclose, Interpose, Juxtapose, Predispose, Presuppose, Reimpose

Overexpose, Superimpose

Spanish Translation

Repose in Spanish is Reposo

Tagalog Translation

Repose in Tagalog is Lamikmik

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Certainty generally is illusion, and repose is not the destiny of man." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Her manners had not that repose Which stamps the caste of Vere de Vere." - Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I have ever loved to repose myself, whether sitting or lying, with my heels as high or higher than my head." - Michel de Montaigne

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Man needs to go outside himself in order to find repose and reveal himself." - José Martí

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The best Medicine: Joy and Temperance and Repose Slam the door on the doctor's nose." - Friedrich von Logau


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