Rest

Rest Rest, v. i. [F. rester. See {Rest} remainder.] To be left; to remain; to continue to be. [1913 Webster]

The affairs of men rest still uncertain. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Rest — Rest, n. [AS. rest, r[ae]st, rest; akin to D. rust, G. rast. OHG. rasta, Dan. & Sw. rast rest, repose, Icel. r[ o]st the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. razn house, Icel. rann, and perhaps to G. ruhe …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rest — (r[e^]st), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Resting}.] [AS. restan. See {Rest}, n.] 1. To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion. [1913 Webster] God . . .… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rest — Rest, v. t. 1. To lay or place at rest; to quiet. [1913 Webster] Your piety has paid All needful rites, to rest my wandering shade. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To place, as on a support; to cause to lean. [1913 Webster] Her weary head upon your… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rest — Rest, n. [F. reste, fr. rester to remain, L. restare to stay back, remain; pref. re re + stare to stand, stay. See {Stand}, and cf. {Arrest}, {Restive}.] (With the definite article.) 1. That which is left, or which remains after the separation of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rest — (r[e^]st), v. t. [For arrest.] To arrest. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rest — To rest means to relax or take time off; see leisure or nap.Rest or REST may also refer to:* Rest (album), a 2008 album by Gregor Samsa * Rest (music), a pause in a piece of music * Rest (physics), the relation between two observers * RE1… …   Wikipedia

  • rest — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German rasta rest and perhaps to Old High German ruowa calm Date: before 12th century 1. repose, sleep; specifically a bodily state characterized by minimal functional and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Rest in P — Infobox Album Name = Rest In P Type = studio Artist = Eddie Hazel Released = 1994 Recorded = 1975 76 Genre = Funk, Rock Length = 63:39 Label = P Vine Records Producer = George Clinton Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4|5… …   Wikipedia

  • Rest on Me — Infobox Album | Name = Rest On Me Type = Album Artist = Kim Carnes Released = 1971 Recorded = 1971 Genre = Soul Length = Label = Amos Producer = Jimmy Bowen Reviews = This album = Rest On Me (1971) Next album = Kim Carnes (1975) | Rest on Me was… …   Wikipedia

  • Rest area — Rest stop redirects here. For the film, see Rest Stop (film). For the Stephen King story, see Rest Stop (short story). Lay by redirects here. For the form of installment purchase, see Layaway. Rest area on northbound Interstate 81 at milepost 262 …   Wikipedia

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