Definition of in reposeformal + literary
- His face in repose is serious and thoughtful.
: to lay at rest
: to lie at rest
: to lie dead
: a state of resting after exertion or strain
: eternal or heavenly rest
: a place of rest
: to put away or set down : deposit
: to place (confidence, trust, etc.) in someone or something
: to place for control, management, or use
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