Cease work or movement in order to relax, sleep, or recover strength
The remaining part of something
Go to sleep without (or be untroubled by) worries
Say or do no more about a matter
he needed to rest and think
only the chairman has been elected—the rest are appointees
Not moving or exerting oneself
Any of various devices for resting the hand or hands on or supporting the hand whilst performing some activity.
Something on which one can rest one's palms, (now) especially a cushioned pad on which to rest the lower part of one's palms while using a computer keyboard.
A temporary camp or lodging, especially for soldiers on active duty.
A lay-by or roadside stopping place, often provided with facilities for travellers.
A stand used to support (one end of) a fishing rod.
Confinement of an invalid to bed as part of treatment
A musical rest lasting the length of a minim
A support for a seated person’s leg
North American term for lay-by.
A period spent in inactivity or leisure with the intention of improving one’s physical or mental health
A day spent in rest, especially as an interlude between periods of activity
A residential institution where old or frail people are cared for
The mass of a body when at rest
A rest equal to a minim in duration.
= music stand.
A forked stand used to support a heavy musket of the kind in use before the mid 17th cent.
Rest taken at night.
A position of rest, less fatiguing than that of ‘attention’, in which the soldier stands silent and motionless, much used during reviews; also in extended use.
A rest or pause lasting the length of a quaver.
(In the First World War, 1914–18) a lodging place for soldiers away from the front line.
A place of rest.
The energy equivalent of the rest mass of an object, equal to the rest mass multiplied by the square of the speed of light.
The level of water in a well, borehole, or aquifer when not being pumped, typically expressed relative to ground level.
= resting tremor.
A metal or glass support for a carving knife or carving fork at table
A frame of reference relative to which a given body is at rest
(In parts of Asia and Africa) a house or small hotel offering accommodation for travellers
A rest equal in time to a quarter-note, a crotchet-rest.
The position assumed by the upper and lower jaws when at rest.
A roadside establishment providing food or lodging for travellers; (also) a roadside parking area for motor vehicles, often with toilets or other facilities.
A day in the week set aside from normal work or activity, typically Sunday on religious grounds
Stop moving; settle
Used to assert that something is an understatement
And everything else of a similar type that might be mentioned
As far as other matters are concerned
An undertaker’s mortuary, where bodies are kept before a funeral
Conclude one’s presentation of evidence and arguments in a lawsuit
Used to express a wish that God should grant someone’s soul peace
(Of a look) alight or be steadily directed on
Used to ask someone to stop talking about something that the speaker finds irritating
Relax one’s efforts
Used to indicate that the events succeeding those already related are so well known that they need not be recounted again