the rest

Definition of the rest

  1. :  the part that is left when other people or things are gone, used, etc. :  the remainder You bring these bags in, and I'll bring the rest. —often + of We ate the rest of the cake. He would regret that decision for the rest of his life.

Word by Word Definitions

  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

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to cast off or become cast off

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