rest·​ed | \ ˈre-stəd How to pronounce rested (audio) \

Definition of rested

: having had sufficient rest or sleep

Examples of rested in a Sentence

She appears rested and sharp. I want to be rested for the exam.
Recent Examples on the Web The federation has argued that the men, who have struggled in World Cup qualifying, have more need for charters than the women in order to arrive more rested for their qualifiers. Ronald Blum, The Denver Post, "Women’s soccer claim of unequal pay tossed, can argue travel," 1 May 2020 Back the rested Fleury with the upper-hand in the goaltending matchup. Esten Mclaren, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "Vegas Golden Knights at Nashville Predators odds, picks and best bets," 1 Feb. 2020 Doncic, who spent the weekend in Chicago for his first All-Star Game, rather than on a tropical vacation, wasn’t so rested. Callie Caplan, Dallas News, "Carlisle, Porzingis praise ‘magical’ All-Star weekend for Luka Doncic as Mavs prepare for second half," 20 Feb. 2020 Looked like a rested San Francisco defense was back to midseason form after sacking Vikings QB Kirk Cousins six times and limiting Minnesota to 10 points. Nate Davis, USA TODAY, "32 things we learned from the divisional round of NFL playoffs," 13 Jan. 2020 Utah is the much more rested team while playing for just the third time in eight days. Geoff Clark, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets odds, picks and best bets," 9 Feb. 2020 The chess fanatic 'in love' with Lionel Messi Barcelona, winner of the Copa del Rey in four of the last five seasons, was without the rested Lionel Messi but still boasted a strong team featuring Griezmann, Frenkie de Jong and Ivan Rakitic. Matias Grez, CNN, "Barcelona 'avoids total ridicule' in narrow win over Ibiza," 23 Jan. 2020 Prediction Golden Knights 4, Rangers 2 The GOLDEN KNIGHTS (-223), 7-5-3 at home, are the rested team going up against a Rangers squad on the first game of a four-game road trip. Joe Williams, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "New York Rangers at Vegas Golden Knights odds, picks and best bets," 8 Dec. 2019 Prediction Devils 4, Rangers 3 The DEVILS (-134) are the rested team going up against a Rangers team on the second half of a back-to-back. Chris Wassel, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils odds, picks and best bets," 30 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of rested

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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9 Aug 2020

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“Rested.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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: having had enough rest or sleep

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