1 he needed to rest and think
relax, take a rest, ease up/off, let up, slow down, pause, have/take a break, unbend, repose, laze, idle, loaf, do nothing, take time off, slack off, unwind, recharge one's batteries, be at leisure, take it easy, sit back, sit down, stand down, lounge, luxuriate, loll, slump, flop, put one's feet up, lie down, go to bed, have/take a nap, nap, catnap, doze, have/take a siesta, drowse, sleep
informalde-stress, take five, have/take a breather, veg out, snooze, snatch forty winks, get some shut-eye
British informalkip, have a kip, get some kip
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1 get some rest, or you won't be fit for tomorrow Robbie was ready for a rest and some food
4 our landing was cushioned by the snow, and we came to rest 100 metres lower
a standstill, a halt, a stop;
only the chairman has been elected—the rest are appointees
remainder, residue, balance, remaining part/number/quantity, part/number/quantity (that is) left over, others, those left, remains, remnant, remnants, rump, surplus, difference, extra, excess, superfluity, overflow, overspill, additional people/material/things, extra people/material/things
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