Translation of descansar in English:
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 1 1.1 (de una actividad, un trabajo) to rest, have a rest, have o/or take a break no puedo más, vamos a descansar un rato I'm exhausted! let's rest for a while o let's have a rest o let's take a break o [familiar/colloquial] breather trabajé toda la mañana sin descansar I worked all morning without a break se pararon a descansar they stopped for a rest no descansaré hasta que haya justicia en este país I shall not rest until there is justice in this country ¡descansen! [Militar/Military] stand at ease!, at ease! descansar
dealgo to have a rest o/or break fromsth necesita descansar de los niños she needs a break from the children 1.2 (en la cama) to rest, have a rest dormí ocho horas pero no he descansado I slept eight hours but I don't feel rested o/or refreshed buenas noches, que descanses goodnight, sleep well 1.3 [muerto] tu abuelo, que en paz descanse, … your grandfather, God rest his soul, … los dos descansan juntos en su pueblo natal they lie buried together in their birthplace aquí descansan los restos del poeta here lie the remains of the poet
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