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Synonyms for rest

relax

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depend

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be placed

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inactivity

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at rest: motionless

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continue being

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a pause or interval, as from work or duty

freedom from labor, responsibility, or strain

to take repose by ceasing work or other effort for an interval of time

to take repose, as by sleeping or lying quietly

to have an inherent basis

rest on: to be determined by or contingent on something unknown, uncertain, or changeable

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what remains after a part has been used or subtracted

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something left after other parts have been taken away

freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

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

take a short break from one's activities in order to relax

have a place in relation to something else

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be inherent or innate in

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put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying

sit, as on a branch

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rest on or as if on a pillow

be inactive, refrain from acting

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References in periodicals archive ?
CUTLINE: (1) A tractor-trailer rolled over on the ramp from Interstate 290 onto Interstate 495, coming to rest across three lanes of I-495 north.
The car then skidded another 200 yards before coming to rest in a crop of trees facing the wrong way.
His makeshift illuminations allowed the single-engine aircraft to land, but it bounced off the runway and collided with a barbed wire fence before coming to rest safely back on the landing strip.
Alvarez fired several shots at O'Neal from a rear window, and O'Neal rammed the back of their car twice, and both cars swerved off the road, coming to rest on the highway's grassy median strip.
20am, but there was a problem with the undercarriage and the Cessna Crusader skidded about 400 yards before coming to rest about 250 yards from the plastic rails near the start of the Cesarewitch course.
A Merseyside police spokeswoman said: 'The Corsa left the road, coming to rest nearby.
They even observed drops bouncing off each other before coming to rest.
It careered along the runway and clipped a concrete storage bunker before coming to rest just 30 yards short of the River Mersey.
The vehicle rolled over several times before coming to rest near Junction 11 in Warwickshire just before 3pm on Tuesday.
The lorry crashed into a lamp-post before coming to rest in a thicket of trees at the bottom of an embankment.
A yellow Peugeot 106 travelling north left the road after taking a right-hand bend and hit a tree before coming to rest in a field.
Police said the 58 year-old's blue Renault Megane Scenic collided with a barrier before striking the central reservation and coming to rest on the hard shoulder.
The Mercedes van plummeted 30ft down steep banking before coming to rest on its roof.
The Merc was raised 15 feet in the air to dramatic music before finally coming to rest above the auctioneer.