Definition of RESTS

noun : RESTS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 4. (

    ) a state of inaction; "a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration ;

verb : RESTS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) not move; be in a resting position ;

  • 3. (

    ) give a rest to; "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 8. (

    ) put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying; "Rest your head on my shoulder" ;

  • 11. (

    ) be inactive, refrain from acting; "The committee is resting over the summer" ;


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