a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"
become quiet or less intensive; "the fighting lulled for a moment"
calm by deception; "Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security"
make calm or still;
a period of calm weather;
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 short break from one's activities in order to relax
give a rest to; "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment"
freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
rest on or as if on a pillow; "pillow your head"
a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the tree"
a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
not move; be in a resting position
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"