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rest1
rest (center) equivalent to the duration of an eighth note

rest 1

 (rĕst)
n.
1.
a. A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep: The hikers stopped for a rest.
b. Sleep or the refreshment resulting from inactivity or sleep: Get plenty of rest before the race.
c. The repose of death: eternal rest.
d. Mental or emotional calm: The news put my mind at rest.
2. The state of being motionless; the absence of motion: The car accelerates quickly from a state of rest.
3. The condition of being settled or resolved: a remark that put the matter to rest.
4. Music
a. An interval of silence corresponding to one of the possible time values within a measure.
b. The mark or symbol indicating such a pause and its length.
5. A short pause in a line of poetry; a caesura.
6. A device used as a support: a back rest.
7. Games See bridge1.
v. rest·ed, rest·ing, rests
v.intr.
1.
a. To cease motion, work, or activity, especially in order to become refreshed: The laborers rested in the shade.
b. To lie down and sleep: rested for an hour on the couch.
2.
a. To be in or come to a motionless state: The can rolled along, finally resting when it hit the curb.
b. To be located or be in a specified place: The manuscript rests in the museum.
c. To be fixed or directed on something: His gaze rested on the necklace.
d. To be unchanged or unresolved: After arguing for an hour, we let the matter rest.
3.
a. To be supported or based; lie, lean, or sit: The ladder rests firmly against the tree.
b. To be imposed or vested, as a responsibility or burden: The final decision rests with the chairperson.
c. To depend or rely: That argument rests on a false assumption.
4. Law To complete the main presentation of one's portion of a legal case: The defense rests.
v.tr.
1. To cause or allow to be inactive or relaxed so as to regain energy: The coach rested his best players. I rested my eyes before studying.
2. To place, lay, or lean, as for support or repose: rested the rake against the fence.
3. To base or ground: I rested my conclusion on that fact.
4. To fix or direct (the gaze, for example).
5. Law To complete the main presentation of (one's portion of a case): The prosecutor was not ready to rest her case.
Idioms:
at rest
1.
a. Asleep.
b. Dead.
2. Motionless; inactive.
3. Free from anxiety or distress.
lay/put to rest
1. To bury (a dead body); inter.
2. To resolve or settle (an issue, for example): The judge's ruling put to rest the dispute between the neighbors.

[Middle English, from Old English.]

rest′er n.

rest 2

 (rĕst)
n.
1. The part that is left over after something has been removed; remainder.
2. That or those remaining: The beginning was boring, but the rest was interesting. The rest are arriving later.
intr.v. rest·ed, rest·ing, rests
1. To be or continue to be; remain: Rest assured that we will finish on time.
2. To remain or be left over.

[Middle English, from Old French reste, from rester, to remain, from Latin restāre, to stay behind : re-, re- + stāre, to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

rest 3

 (rĕst)
n.
A support for a lance on the side of the breastplate of medieval armor.

[Middle English reste, short for areste, a stopping, holding, from Old French, from arester, to stop; see arrest.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.at rest - in a state of repose or especially sleepat rest - in a state of repose or especially sleep
asleep - in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"
2.at rest - deadat rest - dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend"
euphemism - an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"
Translations
مُرْتاح، بدون أوجاع او قَلَق
v klidu
afslappetrolig
à demeure
nyugalomban
laus viî áhyggjur/kvalir
dinlenmektehuzur içinde

rest1

(rest) noun
1. a (usually short) period of not working etc after, or between periods of, effort; (a period of) freedom from worries etc. Digging the garden is hard work – let's stop for a rest; Let's have/take a rest; I need a rest from all these problems – I'm going to take a week's holiday.
2. sleep. He needs a good night's rest.
3. something which holds or supports. a book-rest; a headrest on a car seat.
4. a state of not moving. The machine is at rest.
verb
1. to (allow to) stop working etc in order to get new strength or energy. We've been walking for four hours – let's stop and rest; Stop reading for a minute and rest your eyes; Let's rest our legs.
2. to sleep; to lie or sit quietly in order to get new strength or energy, or because one is tired. Mother is resting at the moment.
3. to (make or allow to) lean, lie, sit, remain etc on or against something. Her head rested on his shoulder; He rested his hand on her arm; Her gaze rested on the jewels.
4. to relax, be calm etc. I will never rest until I know the murderer has been caught.
5. to (allow to) depend on. Our hopes now rest on him, since all else has failed.
6. (with with) (of a duty etc) to belong to. The choice rests with you.
ˈrestful adjective
1. bringing rest. a restful holiday.
2. (of colours, music etc) causing a person to feel calm and relaxed. Some people find blue a restful colour; After a hard day's work, I like to listen to some restful music.
3. relaxed. at rest: The patient seems more restful now.
ˈrestfully adverb
ˈrestfulness noun
ˈrestless adjective
1. always moving; showing signs of worry, boredom, impatience etc. a restless child; He's been doing the same job for years now and he's beginning to get restless.
2. during which a person does not sleep. a restless night.
ˈrestlessly adverb
ˈrestlessness noun
ˈrest-room noun
(American) a toilet in a theatre, factory etc.
at rest
free from pain, worry etc.
come to rest
to stop moving. The ball came to rest under a tree.
lay to rest
to bury (someone) in a grave.
let the matter rest
to stop discussing etc a matter.
rest assured
to be certain. You may rest assured that we will take your views into consideration.
set someone's mind at rest
to take away a person's worries about something.
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