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re·pose 1

 (rĭ-pōz′)
n.
1. The act of resting or the state of being at rest.
2. Freedom from worry; peace of mind.
3. Calmness; tranquility.
v. re·posed, re·pos·ing, re·pos·es
v.tr.
1. To lay (oneself) down.
2. To rest or relax (oneself).
v.intr.
1. To lie at rest.
2. To lie dead: repose in a grave.
3. To lie while being supported by something.

[From Middle English reposen, to be at rest, from Old French reposer, from Late Latin repausāre, to cause to rest : Latin re-, re- + Latin pausāre, to rest (from pausa, rest; see pause).]

re·pos′al n.
re·pos′er n.

re·pose 2

 (rĭ-pōz′)
tr.v. re·posed, re·pos·ing, re·pos·es
To place (trust, for example): reposed all his hopes in the new cure.

[Middle English reposen, to replace, from Latin repōnere, repos-, to put away; see reposit.]

repose

(rɪˈpəʊz)
n
1. a state of quiet restfulness; peace or tranquillity
2. dignified calmness of manner; composure
vb
3. to place (oneself or one's body) in a state of quiet relaxation; lie or lay down at rest
4. (intr) to lie when dead, as in the grave
5. (intr; foll by on, in, etc) formal to take support (from) or be based (on): your plan reposes on a fallacy.
[C15: from Old French reposer, from Late Latin repausāre from re- + pausāre to stop; see pause]
reˈposal n
reˈposer n
reˈposeful adj
reˈposefully adv
reˈposefulness n

repose

(rɪˈpəʊz)
vb (tr)
1. to put (trust or confidence) in a person or thing
2. to place or put (an object) somewhere
[C15: from Latin repōnere to store up, from re- + pōnere to put]
reˈposal n

re•pose1

(rɪˈpoʊz)

n., v. -posed, -pos•ing. n.
1. the state of being at rest; sleep.
2. peace or tranquillity; calm.
3. dignified calmness; composure.
4. absence of movement or animation.
v.i.
5. to lie or be at rest, as from work or activity.
6. to be peacefully calm and quiet.
7. to lie dead.
8. Archaic. to rely.
v.t.
9. to lay to rest; refresh by rest (often used reflexively).
[1425–75; late Middle English (v.) < Middle French reposer, Old French < Late Latin repausāre= Latin re- re- + Late Latin pausāre to rest (derivative of Latin pausa pause)]
re•pos′ed•ly, adv.
re•pos′ed•ness, n.
re•pos′er, n.

re•pose2

(rɪˈpoʊz)

v.t. -posed, -pos•ing.
1. to put (confidence, trust, etc.) in a person or thing.
2. to put under the authority of a person.
3. Archaic. to deposit.
[1375–1425; late Middle English: to replace, representing Latin repōnere to put back; see re-, pose1]

repose


Past participle: reposed
Gerund: reposing

Imperative
repose
repose
Present
I repose
you repose
he/she/it reposes
we repose
you repose
they repose
Preterite
I reposed
you reposed
he/she/it reposed
we reposed
you reposed
they reposed
Present Continuous
I am reposing
you are reposing
he/she/it is reposing
we are reposing
you are reposing
they are reposing
Present Perfect
I have reposed
you have reposed
he/she/it has reposed
we have reposed
you have reposed
they have reposed
Past Continuous
I was reposing
you were reposing
he/she/it was reposing
we were reposing
you were reposing
they were reposing
Past Perfect
I had reposed
you had reposed
he/she/it had reposed
we had reposed
you had reposed
they had reposed
Future
I will repose
you will repose
he/she/it will repose
we will repose
you will repose
they will repose
Future Perfect
I will have reposed
you will have reposed
he/she/it will have reposed
we will have reposed
you will have reposed
they will have reposed
Future Continuous
I will be reposing
you will be reposing
he/she/it will be reposing
we will be reposing
you will be reposing
they will be reposing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reposing
you have been reposing
he/she/it has been reposing
we have been reposing
you have been reposing
they have been reposing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reposing
you will have been reposing
he/she/it will have been reposing
we will have been reposing
you will have been reposing
they will have been reposing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reposing
you had been reposing
he/she/it had been reposing
we had been reposing
you had been reposing
they had been reposing
Conditional
I would repose
you would repose
he/she/it would repose
we would repose
you would repose
they would repose
Past Conditional
I would have reposed
you would have reposed
he/she/it would have reposed
we would have reposed
you would have reposed
they would have reposed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repose - freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)repose - freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
inactivity - being inactive; being less active
bed rest, bedrest - confinement to bed continuously (as in the case of some sick or injured persons)
laziness - relaxed and easy activity; "the laziness of the day helped her to relax"
lie-in - a long stay in bed in the morning
dormancy, quiescence, quiescency, sleeping - quiet and inactive restfulness
leisure - freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity; "he lacked the leisure for golf"
2.repose - the absence of mental stress or anxietyrepose - the absence of mental stress or anxiety
quietude, quietness, tranquillity, tranquility - a state of peace and quiet
3.repose - a disposition free from stress or emotionrepose - a disposition free from stress or emotion
calm, calmness, composure, equanimity - steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
ataraxia - peace of mind
Verb1.repose - put or confide something in a person or thing; "These philosophers reposed the law in the people"
put, assign - attribute or give; "She put too much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"
2.repose - be inherent or innate in;
inhere in, attach to - be part of; "This problem inheres in the design"
3.repose - lie when dead; "Mao reposes in his mausoleum"
lie - be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf"
4.repose - lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on the couch"
rest - be at rest
lie - be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf"
recline - cause to recline; "She reclined her head on the pillow"
5.repose - put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
rail - lay with rails; "hundreds of miles were railed out here"
lay - lay eggs; "This hen doesn't lay"
blow - lay eggs; "certain insects are said to blow"
entomb, inhume, inter, lay to rest, bury - place in a grave or tomb; "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday"
rebury - bury again; "After the king's body had been exhumed and tested to traces of poison, it was reburied in the same spot"
build on, build upon, repose on, rest on - be based on; of theories and claims, for example; "What's this new evidence based on?"
6.repose - to put something (eg trust) in something; "The nation reposed its confidence in the King"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"

repose

1
noun
1. rest, relaxation, inactivity, restfulness He had a still, almost blank face, in repose.
4. sleep, rest, doze, slumber, kip (Brit. slang), dormancy, beauty sleep (informal), forty winks (informal) So you'll be ready for a night's repose?
verb
1. rest, lie, be set, be placed, be positioned, rest upon China soup dishes reposed on silver plates.
2. lie, rest, sleep, relax, lie down, recline, take it easy, slumber, rest upon, lie upon, drowse, outspan (S. African), take your ease They repose on couches.

repose

2
verb place, put, store, invest, deposit, lodge, confide, entrust Little trust can be reposed in such promises.

repose

noun
Freedom from labor, responsibility, or strain:
verb
1. To be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position:
lie (down), recline, stretch (out).
2. To take repose, as by sleeping or lying quietly:
lie (down), recline, rest, stretch (out).
3. To have an inherent basis:
Translations
سُكون، هُدوء، اسْتِراحَه
odpočinek
hvilero
hvíld
miegas
atpūtamiers

repose

[rɪˈpəʊz] (frm)
A. N (= rest, sleep) → reposo m, descanso m; (= calm) → calma f, tranquilidad f
B. VI (= rest, be buried) → reposar, descansar
to repose ondescansar sobre
C. VT
1. (= lay) → reposar, descansar
2. (= put) to repose confidence in sbdepositar confianza en algn

repose

[rɪˈpəʊz] n
in repose → en repos, au repos

repose

1
n (liter: = rest, peace) → Ruhe f; (= composure)Gelassenheit f; in reposein Ruhe
vi
(form, liter) (= rest, be buried)ruhen
(= be based)beruhen (→ upon auf +dat)

repose

2
vt (form, liter) trust, faithsetzen (→ in in or auf +acc)

repose

[rɪˈpəʊz] (frm)
1. nriposo
in repose → in riposo
2. viriposare

repose

(rəˈpəuz) noun
rest; calm; peacefulness.
References in classic literature ?
At the conclusion of the ceremonies, Beth retired to her room, overcome with emotion and lobster, but there was no place of repose, for the beds were not made, and she found her grief much assuaged by beating up the pillows and putting things in order.
asked Adele of her companion, whose countenance she had been watching with a little amused attention, arrested by the absorbed expression which seemed to have seized and fixed every feature into a statuesque repose.
Although in a state of perfect repose, and apparently disregarding, with characteristic stoicism, the excitement and bustle around him, there was a sullen fierceness mingled with the quiet of the savage, that was likely to arrest the attention of much more experienced eyes than those which now scanned him, in unconcealed amazement.
In the mysterious forests of masts that thronged the city's quays they recalled the straight shafts of the pines on Devil's slopes, only to miss the sedate repose and infinite calm that used to environ them.
Alice sat in an attitude of profound repose, with the long brown lashes drooping over her eyes.
His countenance, in this repose, was mild and kindly.
From the listless repose of the place, and the peculiar character of its inhabitants, who are descendants from the original Dutch settlers, this sequestered glen has long been known by the name of SLEEPY HOLLOW, and its rustic lads are called the Sleepy Hollow Boys throughout all the neighboring country.
Some considerating touch of humanity was in him; for at times like these, he usually abstained from patrolling the quarter-deck; because to his wearied mates, seeking repose within six inches of his ivory heel, such would have been the reverberating crack and din of that bony step, that their dreams would have been of the crunching teeth of sharks.
in the repose of the pasture, the curled brow of the bull has a touch of the grand in it.
Shelby, after their protracted discussion of the night before, did not readily sink to repose, and, in consequence, slept somewhat later than usual, the ensuing morning.
I please myself with imagining a State at last which can afford to be just to all men, and to treat the individual with respect as a neighbor; which even would not think it inconsistent with its own repose if a few were to live aloof from it, not meddling with it, nor embraced by it, who fulfilled all the duties of neighbors and fellow men.
When, early in a summer afternoon, we have been shaking the dust of the village from the skirts of our garments, making haste past those houses with purely Doric or Gothic fronts, which have such an air of repose about them, my companion whispers that probably about these times their occupants are all gone to bed.