rest home

noun
Updated on: 4 May 2018

Definition of rest home

: an establishment that provides housing and general care for the aged or the convalescent

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First Known Use of rest home

1925

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Definition of rest home for English Language Learners

  • : a place where people who are old or who are unable to take care of themselves can live and be taken care of


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rest home

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medical Definition of rest home

: an establishment that provides housing and general care for the aged or the convalescent

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