Synonyms of repose


1. rest, ease, repose, relaxation, inactivity

usage: freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"

2. peace, peacefulness, peace of mind, repose, serenity, heartsease, ataraxis, tranquillity, tranquility, quietness, quietude

usage: the absence of mental stress or anxiety

3. repose, quiet, placidity, serenity, tranquillity, tranquility, composure, calm, calmness, equanimity

usage: a disposition free from stress or emotion


1. repose, put, assign

usage: put or confide something in a person or thing; "These philosophers reposed the law in the people"

2. rest, reside, repose, inhere in, attach to

usage: be inherent or innate in;

3. repose, lie

usage: lie when dead; "Mao reposes in his mausoleum"

4. recumb, repose, recline, lie

usage: lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on the couch"

5. lay, put down, repose, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"

6. repose, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: to put something (eg trust) in something; "The nation reposed its confidence in the King"

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Definition and meaning of repose (Dictionary)