Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rest

7 senses of rest

Sense 1
remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest -- (something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance")
       => part, portion, component part, component, constituent -- (something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton")

Sense 2
rest, ease, repose, relaxation -- (freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool")
       => inactivity -- (being inactive; being less active)

Sense 3
respite, rest, relief, rest period -- (a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests")
       => pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension -- (a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something)

Sense 4
rest -- (a state of inaction; "a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon")
       => inaction, inactivity, inactiveness -- (the state of being inactive)

Sense 5
rest, eternal rest, sleep, eternal sleep, quietus -- (euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep")
       => death -- (the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life")

Sense 6
rest -- (a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest")
       => support -- (any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf")

Sense 7
rest -- (a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration)
       => musical notation -- ((music) notation used by musicians)

Antonyms of verb rest

1 of 11 senses of rest

Sense 5
rest -- (be at rest)
       Antonym of be active (Sense 1)
      => be active, move -- (be in a state of action; "she is always moving")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb rest

11 senses of rest

Sense 1
rest -- (not move; be in a resting position)
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")
          Phrasal Verb-> rest on#1; rest on#2

Sense 2
rest, breathe, catch one's breath, take a breather -- (take a short break from one's activities in order to relax)
       => pause, intermit, break -- (cease an action temporarily; "We pause for station identification"; "let's break for lunch")

Sense 3
rest -- (give a rest to; "He rested his bad leg"; "Rest the dogs for a moment")
          Phrasal Verb-> rest#2

Sense 4
lie, rest -- (have a place in relation to something else; "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"; "The responsibility rests with the Allies")
       => be -- (occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?")

Sense 5
rest -- (be at rest)
       => recumb, repose, recline -- (lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on the couch")

Sense 6
stay, remain, rest -- (stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 7
rest, reside, repose -- (be inherent or innate in;)
       => inhere in, attach to -- (be part of; "This problem inheres in the design")

Sense 8
rest -- (put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying; "Rest your head on my shoulder")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 9
perch, roost, rest -- (sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the tree")
       => sit, sit down -- (be seated)

Sense 10
pillow, rest -- (rest on or as if on a pillow; "pillow your head")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 11
rest -- (be inactive, refrain from acting; "The committee is resting over the summer")

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