cease work or movement in order to relax, sleep, or recover strength
he needed to rest after the feverish activity
I'm going to rest up before travelling to England
be placed or supported so as to stay in a specified position
her elbow was resting on the arm of the sofa
be based on; depend on
the country's security rested on its alliances
conclude presentation of either party's case in a suit or prosecution
the prosecution rests
an instance or period of resting
you look as though you need a rest
a couple of days of complete rest
an interval of silence of a specified duration.
an object that is used to support something
a shoulder rest
the remaining part of something
what do you want to do for the rest of your life?
I'll tell you the rest tomorrow night
a small, detached portion of an organ or tissue.
a rally in real tennis.
remain or be left in a specified condition
you can rest assured she will do everything she can