|1.||a. relaxation from exertion or labour|
|b. (as modifier): a rest period|
|3.||any relief or refreshment, as from worry or something troublesome|
|5.||death regarded as repose: eternal rest|
|6.||cessation from motion|
|a. not moving; still|
|b. calm; tranquil|
|8.||a pause or interval|
|9.||a mark in a musical score indicating a pause of specific duration|
|10.||prosody a pause in or at the end of a line; caesura|
|11.||a shelter or lodging: a seaman's rest|
|12.||a thing or place on which to put something for support or to steady it; prop|
|13.||billiards, snooker any of various special poles used as supports for the cue in shots that cannot be made using the hand as a support|
|14.||come to rest to slow down and stop|
|15.||lay to rest to bury (a dead person)|
|16.||set someone's mind at rest to reassure someone or settle someone's mind|
|17.||to take or give rest, as by sleeping, lying down, etc|
|18.||to place or position (oneself, etc) for rest or relaxation|
|19.||(tr) to place or position for support or steadying: to rest one's elbows on the table|
|20.||(intr) to be at ease; be calm|
|21.||to cease or cause to cease from motion or exertion; halt|
|22.||to lie dead and buried|
|23.||(intr) to remain without further attention or action: let the matter rest|
|24.||to direct (one's eyes) or (of one's eyes) to be directed: her eyes rested on the sleeping child|
|25.||to depend or cause to depend; base; rely: the whole argument rests on one crucial fact|
|26.||to place or be placed, as blame, censure, etc|
|27.||to put pastry in a cool place to allow the gluten to contract|
|29.||law to finish the introduction of evidence in (a case)|
|30.||rest on one's laurels See laurel|
|31.||rest on one's oars|
|a. to stop rowing for a time|
|b. to stop doing anything for a time|
|[Old English ræst, reste, of Germanic origin; related to Gothic rasta a mile, Old Norse röst mile]|
Cessation of work, exertion, or activity.
peace, ease, or refreshment resulting from sleep or the cessation of an activity.
Sleep or quiet relaxation.
Mental or emotional tranquillity.
A device used as a support, as for the back.
A group of embryonic cells or a portion of fetal tissue that has become displaced during development.
An extension from a prosthesis that gives vertical support to a dental restoration.
To cease motion, work, or activity.
To lie down, especially to sleep.
To be supported or based; lie, lean, or sit.
(1.) Gr. katapausis, equivalent to the Hebrew word _noah_ (Heb. 4:1). (2.) Gr. anapausis, "rest from weariness" (Matt. 11:28). (3.) Gr. anesis, "relaxation" (2 Thess. 1:7). (4.) Gr. sabbatismos, a Sabbath rest, a rest from all work (Heb. 4:9; R.V., "sabbath"), a rest like that of God when he had finished the work of creation.