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"
rest on or as if on a pillow; "pillow your head"
sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the tree"
not move; be in a resting position
put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying; "Rest your head on my shoulder"
be inactive, refrain from acting; "The committee is resting over the summer"
be inherent or innate in;
freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
have a place in relation to something else;
a support on which things can be put; "the g
serve in a specific professional capacity; "the priest sat for confession"; "she sat on the jury"
show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"
sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare"
take a seat
be in session; "When does the court of law sit?"
assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
work or act as a baby-sitter; "I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do"
be located or situated somewhere; "The White House sits on Pennsylvania Avenue"
be around, often idly or without specific purpose; "The object sat in the corner"; "We sat around chatting for another hour"