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")

Antonyms of adj rested

1 sense of rested

Sense 1
rested (vs. tired) -- (not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing; "came back rested from her vacation")

tired (vs. rested) -- (depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat")
        => all in (predicate), beat (predicate), bushed (predicate), dead (predicate) -- (very tired; "was all in at the end of the day"; "so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"; "bushed after all that exercise"; "I'm dead after that long trip")
        => aweary, weary -- (physically and mentally fatigued; "`aweary' is archaic")
        => bleary, blear, bleary-eyed, blear-eyed -- (tired to the point of exhaustion)
        => bored, world-weary -- (tired of the world; "bored with life"; "strolled through the museum with a bored air")
        => burned-out, burnt-out -- (exhausted as a result of longtime stress; "she was burned-out before she was 30")
        => careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled, worn -- (showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens)
        => drooping, flagging -- (weak from exhaustion)
        => exhausted, dog-tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn-out (prenominal), worn out (predicate) -- (drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out")
        => footsore -- (having sore or tired feet)
        => jaded, wearied -- (exhausted; "my father's words had left me jaded and depressed"- William Styron)
        => knackered, drained -- (very tired)
        => ragged -- (worn out from stress or strain; "run ragged")
        => travel-worn -- (tired by travel)
        => unrefreshed, unrested -- (not rested or refreshed;)
        => whacked -- ((British informal) exhausted or worn out)

Similarity of adj rested

1 sense of rested

Sense 1
rested (vs. tired) -- (not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing; "came back rested from her vacation")
       => fresh, invigorated, refreshed, reinvigorated -- (with restored energy)
       => untired, unwearied, unweary -- (with unreduced energy)
          Also See-> lively#1

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