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Definitions of rest

The word "rest" uses 4 letters: erst.

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v. t. - To arrest. 2

n. - A state of quiet or repose; a cessation from motion or labor; tranquillity; as, rest from mental exertion; rest of body or mind. 2

n. - Hence, freedom from everything which wearies or disturbs; peace; security. 2

n. - Sleep; slumber; hence, poetically, death. 2

n. - That on which anything rests or leans for support; as, a rest in a lathe, for supporting the cutting tool or steadying the work. 2

n. - A projection from the right side of the cuirass, serving to support the lance. 2

n. - A place where one may rest, either temporarily, as in an inn, or permanently, as, in an abode. 2

n. - A short pause in reading verse; a c/sura. 2

n. - The striking of a balance at regular intervals in a running account. 2

n. - A set or game at tennis. 2

n. - Silence in music or in one of its parts; the name of the character that stands for such silence. They are named as notes are, whole, half, quarter,etc. 2

n. - To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion. 2

n. - To be free from whanever wearies or disturbs; to be quiet or still. 2

n. - To lie; to repose; to recline; to lan; as, to rest on a couch. 2

n. - To stand firm; to be fixed; to be supported; as, a column rests on its pedestal. 2

n. - To sleep; to slumber; hence, poetically, to be dead. 2

n. - To lean in confidence; to trust; to rely; to repose without anxiety; as, to rest on a man's promise. 2

n. - To be satisfied; to acquiesce. 2

v. t. - To lay or place at rest; to quiet. 2

v. t. - To place, as on a support; to cause to lean. 2

n. - That which is left, or which remains after the separation of a part, either in fact or in contemplation; remainder; residue. 2

n. - Those not included in a proposition or description; the remainder; others. 2

n. - A surplus held as a reserved fund by a bank to equalize its dividends, etc.; in the Bank of England, the balance of assets above liabilities. 2

v. i. - To be left; to remain; to continue to be. 2

Direct anagrams of rest:

erst rets

Words formed by adding one letter before or after rest (in bold), or to erst in any order:

a - aster rates stare tares tears c - crest d - drest e - ester reest reset steer stere terse trees f - frets n - nerts rents stern terns p - prest strep s - rests tress i - rites tiers tires tries o - roset rotes store tores torse w - strew trews wrest m - terms k - treks t - trets y - treys tyers tyres u - trues v - verst verts



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