1. rest, be

usage: not move; be in a resting position

2. rest, breathe, catch one's breath, take a breather, pause, intermit, break

usage: take a short break from one's activities in order to relax

3. rest

usage: give a rest to; "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment"

4. lie, rest, be

usage: have a place in relation to something else; "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"; "The responsibility rests with the Allies"

5. rest, recumb, repose, recline

usage: be at rest

6. stay, remain, rest, be

usage: stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"

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

usage: be inherent or innate in;

8. rest, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying; "Rest your head on my shoulder"

9. perch, roost, rest, sit, sit down

usage: sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the tree"

10. pillow, rest, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: rest on or as if on a pillow; "pillow your head"

11. rest

usage: be inactive, refrain from acting; "The committee is resting over the summer"


1. rested (vs. tired), fresh, invigorated, refreshed, reinvigorated, untired, unwearied, unweary, lively

usage: not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing; "came back rested from her vacation"

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