rested

adjective
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 Bucks will play good defense and lean on Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday, but with a rested, healthier and similarly-defensive minded Suns team waiting with home court advantage that may not be enough. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 7 July 2021 The Bucks will play good defense and lean on Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday, but with a rested, healthier and similarly-defensive minded Suns team waiting with home court advantage that may not be enough. Larry Starks, USA TODAY, 6 July 2021 The easy win allowed Bulldogs coach Chris Lemonis to hold back rested pitchers, including star reliever Landon Sims, for the winner-take-all Game 3 on Wednesday night. Eric Olson, ajc, 30 June 2021 For their reward, the Clippers must now face the Phoenix Suns, thus far the most dominant, and subsequently, the most rested team remaining in the postseason. BostonGlobe.com, 19 June 2021 The Orioles have lost 10 of 12, so Valdez hasn’t been needed much in his typical role of late and was perhaps the only rested reliever remaining before Wilkerson handled the ninth. Nathan Ruiz, baltimoresun.com, 21 May 2021 Does San Jose State take the field rusty from the layoff, or tanned, rested and ready — and chomping at the bit — after the long layoff? San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Mar. 2021 Meanwhile, the seventh-seeded Ducks straddle a fine line between rested and rusty. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 22 Mar. 2021 Will an extended layoff lead to a rested or rusty Drake squad when the Bulldogs face Wichita State at Mackey Arena? Akeem Glaspie, The Indianapolis Star, 17 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of rested

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Rested.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rested. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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rested

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of rested

: having had enough rest or sleep

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