verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 1 (descansar) [persona] to rest el médico le ordenó reposar después de comer the doctor told him to rest after meals sus restos mortales reposan en Tijuana his mortal remains lie o/or repose in Tijuana la naturaleza reposa en invierno [literario/literary] in winter nature lies dormant su mano reposaba sobre las páginas del libro her hand was resting o/or [literario/literary] reposing on the pages of the book
- 2 [líquido/solución] to settle cuando el caldo haya reposado when the stock has settled dejar reposar la masa antes de estirarla let the dough stand before rolling it out
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Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.