bed rest

noun
|Updated on: 1 Jun 2018

Definition of bed rest

: confinement of a sick person to bed

Examples of bed rest in a Sentence

  1. The doctor prescribed bed rest for a month.

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First Known Use of bed rest

1902

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BED REST Defined for English Language Learners

bed rest

Definition of bed rest for English Language Learners

  • : rest while lying in a bed


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bed rest

noun

medical Definition of bed rest

: confinement of a sick person to bed

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