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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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  • entrepreneur
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  • obscure
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  • beladur
  • amanpour
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  • secure
  • rednour
  • reassure
  • mature
  • lumpur
  • lancour
  • impure
  • gochnour
  • gilmour
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  • brochure
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  • baldur
  • unsure
  • segur
  • mosur
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  • lesure
  • latour

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. cure

verb. ['ˈkjʊr'] provide a cure for, make healthy again.

Synonyms

  • help
  • aid
  • recuperate
  • bring around
  • care for
  • heal

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug
  • keep down
  • non-involvement

4. 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))

5. cure

noun. ['ˈkjʊr'] a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • ointment
  • lotion
  • preventative
  • magic bullet
  • unction
  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • counterpoison
  • balm
  • medicament
  • nauseant
  • vomit
  • emetic
  • application
  • alleviator
  • therapeutic
  • intervention
  • lenitive
  • acoustic
  • vomitive
  • alleviant
  • cure-all
  • salve
  • preventive
  • nostrum
  • prophylactic
  • panacea
  • catholicon
  • medicine
  • antidote
  • palliative
  • curative
  • unguent

Antonyms

  • permissive
  • unprotective
  • unhealthful
  • prescription medicine

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. rest

verb. ['ˈrɛst'] have a place in relation to something else.

Synonyms

  • be

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • suffer

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))

10. rest

noun. ['ˈrɛst'] a pause for relaxation.

Synonyms

  • interruption
  • breathing space
  • breath
  • relief
  • respite
  • suspension
  • breather
  • breathing spell
  • rest period
  • pause
  • intermission
  • break
  • breathing place

Antonyms

  • venial sin
  • discomposure
  • work time
  • waking

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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