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rest
n. a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
rest
n. a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
quietus, eternal sleep, eternal rest, sleep, rest
n. 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"
rest
n. a state of inaction; "a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"
rest period, relief, rest, respite
n. a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
Rest
n. [the state of being inactive, especially after labor or strain]
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rest
v. be inactive, refrain from acting; "The committee is resting over the summer"
rest, remain, stay
v. 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"
take a breather, catch one's breath, breathe, rest
v. take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
rest
v. give a rest to; "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment"
rest
v. put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying; "Rest your head on my shoulder"
rest
v. not move; be in a resting position
rest
v. be inactive, refrain from acting; "The committee is resting over the summer"
rest, lie
v. 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"
lie, rest
v. 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"
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festivity, celebration
n. any joyous diversion
time out, break, recess, respite
n. a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"
relaxation method, relaxation
n. a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount
slumber
n. a dormant or quiescent state
comfort, ease
n. a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"
holiday, vacation
n. leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure; "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico"
furlough
n. a temporary leave of absence from military duty
festival
n. a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
interlude
n. an intervening period or episode
doze, drowse, snooze
v. sleep lightly or for a short period of time
catch a wink, catnap, nap
v. take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
loosen, relax
v. become less severe or strict; "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived"
loosen, relax
v. become less severe or strict; "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived"
soothe
v. cause to feel better; "the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation"
ease, comfort
v. lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"
renew, regenerate
v. reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
regenerate
v. form or produce anew; "regenerate hatred"
recondition
v. bring into an improved condition; "He reconditioned the old appliances"
rejuvenate
v. make younger or more youthful; "The contact with his grandchildren rejuvenated him"
paralyse, paralyze
v. make powerless and unable to function; "The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation"
paralyse, paralyze
v. make powerless and unable to function; "The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation"
extend
v. prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan"
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
break off, pause suddenly
v. prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations"
hold on, stop
v. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
loose, relax, loosen
v. become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
loose, relax, loosen
v. become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
stamp down, curb, conquer, subdue, inhibit, suppress
v. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
shout out, vociferate
v. utter in a very loud voice; "They vociferated their demands"
hinge
v. attach with a hinge
hinge
v. attach with a hinge
hinge
v. attach with a hinge
wind off, unroll, unwind
v. reverse the winding or twisting of; "unwind a ball of yarn"
wind off, unroll, unwind
v. reverse the winding or twisting of; "unwind a ball of yarn"
repose
v. lie when dead; "Mao reposes in his mausoleum"
re-create
v. form anew in the imagination; recollect and re-form in the mind; "His mind re-creates the entire world"
recreate
v. create anew; "she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting"
cool it, settle down, simmer down, chill out, cool off, calm down, calm
v. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."
ease
v. move gently or carefully; "He eased himself into the chair"
stop
v. cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief"
halt, stop
v. come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
linger, tarry
v. leave slowly and hesitantly
congregate
v. come together, usually for a purpose; "The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve"
retreat
v. move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"
retire
v. go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
stay, abide, bide
v. dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
mill around, mill about, mess about, hang around, lallygag, footle, lurk, linger, tarry, loaf, lollygag, lounge, loiter
v. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
die hard, endure, run, persist, prevail
v. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
endure, last
v. persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
sojourn
v. spend a certain length of time; reside temporarily
stay on, remain, continue, stay
v. continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
stay, remain, persist
v. stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
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rest
v. give a rest to; "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment"
rest in, repose in, reside in
v. repose in
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be active, move
v. be in a state of action; "she is always moving"
abort
v. terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
acquire
v. locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
change, shift, switch
v. lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
leave behind, leave alone, leave
v. leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
fail
v. get worse; "Her health is declining"
find oneself, find
v. accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation; "My son went to Berkeley to find himself"
run, go, move
v. progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
crack
v. break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked"
pass
v. transfer to another; of rights or property; "Our house passed under his official control"
pull up stakes, depart, leave
v. remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
go
v. be or continue to be in a certain condition; "The children went hungry that day"
go, run
v. have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..."
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