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1. rest

noun. ['ˈrɛst'] something left after other parts have been taken away.

Synonyms

  • portion
  • residue
  • part
  • leftover
  • residuum
  • component
  • remnant
  • component part
  • remainder
  • residual
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • repair
  • enliven
  • validate
  • continue

Etymology

  • rest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • resten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • restan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Lay To Rest

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest

2. rest

verb. ['ˈrɛst'] not move; be in a resting position.

Synonyms

  • be
  • stand
  • kneel

Antonyms

  • sit
  • inside
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • rest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • resten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • restan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. rest

verb. ['ˈrɛst'] take a short break from one's activities in order to relax.

Synonyms

  • take a breather
  • intermit
  • catch one's breath
  • pause
  • break

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • unbalance
  • radial asymmetry
  • asymmetry

Etymology

  • rest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • resten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • restan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. rest

verb. ['ˈrɛst'] give a rest to.

Antonyms

  • inequality

Etymology

  • rest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • resten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • restan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. rest

noun. ['ˈrɛst'] freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility).

Synonyms

  • laziness
  • dormancy
  • repose
  • lie-in
  • bed rest
  • bedrest
  • leisure
  • sleeping
  • quiescence
  • inactivity
  • ease
  • relaxation

Antonyms

  • compression
  • increase
  • low relief
  • high relief

Etymology

  • rest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • resten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • restan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. rest

verb. ['ˈrɛst'] be at rest.

Synonyms

  • recumb
  • repose
  • recline
  • sleep
  • slumber
  • catch some Z's
  • drowse
  • log Z's

Antonyms

  • be active
  • erect
  • difficult
  • difficulty

Etymology

  • rest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • resten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • restan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] put into a certain place or abstract location.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • middle
  • mislay
  • underlay
  • pillow
  • cock
  • prepose
  • pigeonhole
  • perch
  • put down
  • move
  • sow
  • stratify
  • settle
  • set up
  • bed
  • appose
  • repose
  • deposit
  • lean
  • tee up
  • upend
  • sit
  • bucket
  • ground
  • space
  • ship
  • set
  • throw
  • step
  • butt
  • glycerolise
  • stick in
  • recline
  • stand
  • thrust
  • shelve
  • plant
  • superimpose
  • load
  • enclose
  • lay over
  • put in
  • glycerolize
  • bottle
  • parallelize
  • superpose
  • park
  • sign
  • imbricate
  • introduce
  • settle down
  • replace
  • ensconce
  • intersperse
  • nestle
  • instal
  • place down
  • postpose
  • arrange
  • displace
  • pile
  • poise
  • dispose
  • trench
  • ladle
  • place upright
  • set down
  • coffin
  • posit
  • barrel
  • cram
  • situate
  • inclose
  • put back
  • pose
  • lose
  • rest
  • put
  • position
  • place
  • siphon
  • misplace
  • emplace
  • juxtapose
  • snuggle
  • install
  • clap
  • insert
  • reposition
  • sit down
  • docket
  • seed
  • jar
  • tee
  • seat
  • marshal
  • recess
  • rack up

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] put in a horizontal position.

Synonyms

  • bury
  • place
  • repose
  • rail
  • rebury
  • pose
  • lie
  • put
  • inter
  • put down
  • inhume
  • lay to rest
  • entomb
  • position
  • blow

Antonyms

  • sit
  • unbutton
  • detach
  • worsen

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] prepare or position for action or operation.

Synonyms

  • devise
  • prepare
  • organize
  • organise
  • get up

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning
  • early
  • late

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] lay eggs.

Synonyms

  • repose
  • put down

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize
  • peripheral

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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