freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
be at rest
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"
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"
euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
take a short break from one's activities in order to relax