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rests

noun
plural of rest

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a remaining group or portion
  • can you hand me the rest of those papers?

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rests

verb
present tense third-person singular of rest

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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

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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

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3 to find a basis
  • you're resting your argument on a faulty premise

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“Rests.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rests. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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