Textual thesaurus for "rest"

(noun) relaxation, repose, ease

freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

took his repose by the swimming pool

(noun) balance, residual, residue, residuum, remainder

something left after other parts have been taken away

there was no remainder; he threw away the rest; he took what he wanted and I got the balance

(noun) sleep, quietus, eternal rest, eternal sleep

euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)

she was laid to rest beside her husband; they had to put their family pet to sleep

(noun) respite, rest period, relief

a pause for relaxation

people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests

(verb) remain, stay

stay the same; remain in a certain state

The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it; rest assured; stay alone; He remained unmoved by her tears; The bad weather continued for another week

(verb) take a breather, breathe, catch one's breath

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

(verb) pillow

rest on or as if on a pillow

pillow your head

(verb) roost, perch

sit, as on a branch

The birds perched high in the tree

(verb) repose, reside

be inherent or innate in;

(verb) lie

have a place in relation to something else

The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West; The responsibility rests with the Allies