Another word for rest


balance, remainder, residual, residue, residuum, rest - something left after other parts have been taken away

Example:- there was no remainder

ease, relaxation, repose, rest - freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

Example:- took his repose by the swimming pool

eternal rest, eternal sleep, quietus, rest, sleep - euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)

Example:- she was laid to rest beside her husband

rest - a support on which things can be put

Example:- the gun was steadied on a special rest

rest - a state of inaction

Example:- a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon

relief, respite, rest, rest period - a pause for relaxation

Example:- people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests

rest - a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration


breathe, catch one's breath, rest, take a breather - take a short break from one's activities in order to relax

remain, rest, stay - stay the same; remain in a certain state

Example:- The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it

perch, rest, roost - sit, as on a branch

Example:- The birds perched high in the tree

pillow, rest - rest on or as if on a pillow

Example:- pillow your head

rest - put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying

Example:- Rest your head on my shoulder

rest - not move; be in a resting position

lie, rest - have a place in relation to something else

Example:- The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West

rest - give a rest to

Example:- He rested his bad leg

repose, reside, rest - be inherent or innate in

rest - be inactive, refrain from acting

Example:- The committee is resting over the summer

rest - be at rest

Tweets containing the word rest

Source : WordNet