rest in peace

Definition of rest in peace

  1. —used to say one hopes a person who has died will have peace in death May she rest in peace.

Word by Word Definitions

restplay
  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

peaceplay
  1. :  a state of tranquility or quiet: such as

    :  freedom from civil disturbance

    :  a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom

  1. :  to be, become, or keep silent or quiet


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up rest in peace? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!