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at rest

Definition of at rest

  1. 1 :  not moving <The object is at rest.>

  2. 2 :  no longer living :  dead <After years of suffering, she is finally at rest.>

  3. 3 :  in a relaxed and comfortable state <You can set/put your mind at rest. There's nothing to worry about.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  repose, sleep

    :  a bodily state characterized by minimal functional and metabolic activities

    :  freedom from activity or labor

  1. :  to get rest by lying down

    :  sleep

    :  to lie dead

  1. :  a projection or attachment on the side of the breastplate of medieval armor for supporting the butt of a lance

  1. :  something that remains over :  remainder

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