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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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Synonyms for rest

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

Synonyms for rest

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 classic literature ?
By God's law we have a day of rest, and by the law of England we have a day of rest; and I say we ought to hold to the rights these laws give us and keep them for our children.
I don't believe in religion, for I don't see that your religious people are any better than the rest.
And some doubted, and they went back with him to the place where he and his wife had stopped to rest, and there lay the doll, and besides, they saw in the snow the steps of two people, and the foot of one was like the foot of the doll.
Another rest and another round went by, with no further damage to Joe and no diminution of strength on the part of Ponta.
In the same manner, they marched to the place of rendezvous agreed upon, made great fires in the fields, and reserving the most valuable of their spoils, burnt the rest.
Though heavy and feverish, with a pain in her limbs, and a cough, and a sore throat, a good night's rest was to cure her entirely; and it was with difficulty that Elinor prevailed on her, when she went to bed, to try one or two of the simplest of the remedies.
He prayed that, when he was dead, Nicholas would take it off, so that no eyes but his might see it, and that when he was laid in his coffin and about to be placed in the earth, he would hang it round his neck again, that it might rest with him in the grave.
The struggle with Japan and the rest of Asia for India was merely delayed.
We worked very half-heartedly the rest of the day, and it was not until we assembled in the orchard in the evening that our spirits recovered something like their wonted level.
Ozma and Dorothy rode in a chariot drawn by the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger, while the Sawhorse drew the red wagon in which rode the rest of the party.
Even I, as a new hand, was, in fair proportion, as well paid by the week as the rest.
However, as they only shared the fate of some three-fourths of the rest of the form, this did not weigh heavily upon them.
He has been seen standing near the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on many a starlight night, for he has cherished an idea for many centuries that if he could only enter there, he could rest.
I came, one evening before sunset, down into a valley, where I was to rest.
Yes, I am to rest here a little, and I am to drink some tea, and you are to take care of me the while.