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Rest

Pronunciation of Rest
/ɹˈɛst/, /ɹˈɛst/, /ɹ_ˈɛ_s_t/

Synonyms for rest:

Sense 1

quietude, underpin, be, lounge around, kick back, laze away, unbend, inhere, laze, idle away, VEG, rest up, loosen up, breathing space, nervousness, breather, sit around, sit back, rail.

Sense 2

step, bum around, predicate, lie around, curtain, foundation, Leavings, bed down, R and R, calm down, wind down, bask, demise, liberty.

Sense 3

extinction, exist, unwind, excess, sit, dissolution, death, complement.

Sense 4

remains, found, turn in.

Sense 5

chill.

Sense 6

stretch.

Sense 7

establish.

Sense 8

build, retreat.

abide

stay, stick around.

break

layover.

continue

stay on.

delay

lay over.

depend

rest on.

exist

be.

go to bed

turn in.

kick back

sit back, lie down, sit around, loosen up, wind down, take a breather.

light

settle down.

live in

dwell.

lounge

loll.

nap

siesta.

pad

cushion.

pause

breath.

recline

recline.

relax

unbend, kick back, unwind.

remain

stay put.

respite

coffee break, respite.

sit

sit.

slumber

snooze.

stalemate

impasse.

Other synonyms and related words:

recess, remainder, remain, residue, lie, intermission, respite, abide, break.

Sense 4 (noun)

exist, excess, sit.

Sense 6 (noun)

sit back, breather, laze, idle away, lounge around, bask, wind down.

Sense 7 (noun)

demise, dissolution, extinction, death, curtain.

Sense 9 (noun)

quietude, breathing space, retreat.

Sense 10 (noun)

remains.

calm (noun)

placidity, peacefulness, stillness, patience, poise, equanimity, composure, calmness.

death (noun)

death, demise.

equilibrium (noun)

equipoise.

freedom (noun)

liberty.

inaction (noun)

lethargy, hibernation, standstill, inaction, stagnation, passiveness.

inactivity (noun)

quiescence, calmness, coffee break, quiet, motionlessness, leisure, peace, vacation, recess, pause, breathing space, respite, calm, slumber, relaxation, sleep, nap, ease, break, stillness, intermission, siesta, repose, comfort, quietude, stop, holiday, stay, standstill, relief, composure, breather, tranquillity, idleness.

leisure (noun)

relaxation, convenience, ease, leisure.

motionlessness (noun)

inactivity, stagnancy, dormancy, deadness, idleness, immobility, languor, inertness, fixedness, motionlessness.

oddment (noun)

oddment.

peace (noun)

neutrality, accord, peace, quiet, quietness, order, tranquility, nonaggression, serenity, placidness, concord, amity, nonresistance, cease-fire, friendliness, calm, truce, quiescence, orderliness, armistice, repose.

remainder of something (noun)

residual, remnant, Leavings, remains, residue, odds and ends, excess, balance.

remains (noun)

Leavings.

repose (noun)

holiday, furlough, vacation.

rest (noun)

residual, reside, quietus, pillow, sleep, relief, relaxation, lie, repose, remain, eternal rest, catch one's breath, remainder, ease, residue, residuum, roost, eternal sleep, breathe, stay, perch, take a breather, rest period, respite.

stalemate (noun)

impasse.

time-out (noun)

time out.

be calm; sleep (verb)

recline, lie down, wind down, loll, breathe, snooze, idle, unwind, unbend, relax, lounge, laze.

lie, recline (verb)

settle, sit, stand still, roost, lay.

relax (verb)

lounge, relax.

repose (verb)

nap, retire.

stagnate (verb)

stop, hibernate, idle, immobilize.

stative (verb)

lie.

Usage examples for rest:

  • There's only one rest for me, Majy dear." - "The Red Planet", William J. Locke.
  • This was a thing that was going to last me for the rest of my life, and Flurry's. - "Further Experiences of an Irish R.M.", E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross.
  • Time will do the rest. - "Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells", William Dean Howells.

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