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Definitions of rest
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

The word "rest" uses 4 letters: E R S T.

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   i -   rites   tiers   tires   tries   k -   treks   m -   terms   n -   nerts   rents   stern   terns   o -   roset   rotes   store   tores   torse   p -   prest   strep   s -   rests   tress   t -   trets   u -   trues   v -   verst   verts   w -   strew   trews   wrest   y -   treys   tyers   tyres  

Shorter words found within rest:
er   ers   es   et   re   res   ret   ser   set  

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