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Rest (IPA: /ˈɹɛst/)


Rest (v. t.)

To arrest.

Rest (n.)

A state of quiet or repose; a cessation from motion or labor; tranquillity; as, rest from mental exertion; rest of body or mind.

Rest (n.)

Hence, freedom from everything which wearies or disturbs; peace; security.

Rest (n.)

Sleep; slumber; hence, poetically, death.

Rest (n.)

That on which anything rests or leans for support; as, a rest in a lathe, for supporting the cutting tool or steadying the work.

Rest (n.)

A projection from the right side of the cuirass, serving to support the lance.

Rest (n.)

A place where one may rest, either temporarily, as in an inn, or permanently, as, in an abode.

Rest (n.)

A short pause in reading verse; a c/sura.

Rest (n.)

The striking of a balance at regular intervals in a running account.

Rest (n.)

A set or game at tennis.

Rest (n.)

Silence in music or in one of its parts; the name of the character that stands for such silence. They are named as notes are, whole, half, quarter ,etc.

Rest (n.)

To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion.

Rest (n.)

To be free from whanever wearies or disturbs; to be quiet or still.

Rest (n.)

To lie; to repose; to recline; to lan; as, to rest on a couch.

Rest (n.)

To stand firm; to be fixed; to be supported; as, a column rests on its pedestal.

Rest (n.)

To sleep; to slumber; hence, poetically, to be dead.

Rest (n.)

To lean in confidence; to trust; to rely; to repose without anxiety; as, to rest on a man's promise.

Rest (n.)

To be satisfied; to acquiesce.

Rest (v. t.)

To lay or place at rest; to quiet.

Rest (v. t.)

To place, as on a support; to cause to lean.

Rest (n.)

That which is left, or which remains after the separation of a part, either in fact or in contemplation; remainder; residue.

Rest (n.)

Those not included in a proposition or description; the remainder; others.

Rest (n.)

A surplus held as a reserved fund by a bank to equalize its dividends, etc.; in the Bank of England, the balance of assets above liabilities.

Rest (v. i.)

To be left; to remain; to continue to be.

Rest

Interval of silence in a piece of music, marked by a rest symbol indicating the length of the pause (each rest symbol and name corresponds with a particular note value for length, indicating how long the silence should last)

Rest

For an object being stationary relative to a particular frame of reference or another object .When the position of a body with respect to its surroundings does not change with time it is said to be "LFT at rest RHT" ,relative to another by theory of relativity

Rest

Any relief from exertion; a state of quiet and relaxation

Rest

Position in Valencian pilota

Rest

Unincorporated community in Frederick County, Virgina

Rest (Last Name / Surname)

Rest is the #75,069 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 257 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Roxas and Vexen investigates the rest of the town. After they are finished, they walk along th path they came from)" - Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Unless all coup perpetrators) are brought before the courts, Fiji cannot put to rest the ghosts of the coup. (7 May 2005)" - Koila Nailatikau

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .in his fingers he has more skill than any of the rest of us." - Arthur Rubinstein

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Reed Richards: But I swear to you that I will spend the rest of my life forgetting you] Think again." - Fictional last words in comic books, graphic novels, and manga

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A hat should be taken off when greeting a lady, and left off the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat." - Hats


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