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rest

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rest

  1. 1 freedom from activity or labor the coming weekend will provide some much needed rest Synonyms of 1rest decompression, ease, leisure, relaxation, repose Words Related to 1rest catnapping, dozing, lazing, napping, resting, sleep, slumber, slumbering, snoozing; quiet, silence, stillness; calm, peace, peacefulness, placidity, respite, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness; dolce far niente, idleness Near Antonyms of 1rest pressure, strain, stress, tenseness, tension Antonyms of 1rest exertion, labor, toil, work

  2. 2 a natural periodic loss of consciousness during which the body restores itself after a long day, I lay down on the couch for a little rest before dinner Synonyms of 1rest bed, catnapping, dozing, napping, repose, rest, resting, shut-eye, slumber, slumbering, snoozing, z's (or zs)Words Related to 1rest catnap, doze, drowse, forty winks, nap, siesta, snooze, wink; oversleeping; dreaming, rapid eye movementNear Antonyms of 1rest insomnia, sleeplessnessAntonyms of 1rest consciousness, wake, wakefulness


rest

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rest

  1. a remaining group or portion can you hand me the rest of those papers? Synonyms of 2rest balance, leavings, leftovers, odds and ends, remains, remnant, residue, residuum, restWords Related to 2rest fragment, scrap, vestige; butt, oddment, scraping(s), stub, stump; excess, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplusNear Antonyms of 2rest body, bulk, main, mass, most, weight


rest

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rest

  1. 1 to refrain from labor or exertion a beach resort that caters to gung ho exercisers and athletes as well as vacationers who just want to rest Synonyms of rest bask, kick back, loll, lounge, relax, repose Words Related to rest bum, goldbrick, hang, hang about [British], hang around, idle, loaf, slack (off), veg out Near Antonyms of rest drudge, grub, hump, hustle, labor, moil, peg (away), plod, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, work; exercise, work out

  2. 2 to be in a state of sleep the patient is currently resting, but as soon as he awakes, I'll tell him you called Synonyms of rest catnap, doze, nap, sleep, slumber, snoozeWords Related to rest drop off, drowse (off), nod off; oversleep, sleep in; dream, hibernateNear Antonyms of rest arise, arouse, awake, rise, wake

  3. 3 to find a basis you're resting your argument on a faulty premise Synonyms of rest ground, hang, predicate, baseWords Related to rest establish, found; assume, postulate, premise, presume, presuppose, suppose


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