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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 Rest On

  • encarnacion
  • plamondon
  • mondragon
  • salmeron
  • montavon
  • hargadon
  • gabaldon
  • davignon
  • couvillion
  • zamarron
  • yongbyon
  • withdrawn
  • von-braun
  • villalon
  • undergone
  • sossamon
  • quinton
  • overdrawn
  • ortegon
  • matalon
  • madelon
  • joffrion
  • dameron
  • couvillon
  • aguillon
  • verdon
  • varnon
  • vardon
  • silmon
  • sang-gon

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. 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))

8. 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))

9. on

adverb. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] with a forward motion.

Antonyms

  • unrelated

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)

10. on

adjective. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)
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