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WORD LANGUAGE DEFINITION
rest English (Noun) (countable) Any object designed to be used to support something else.. (countable) Any relief from exertion; a state of quiet and relaxation.. (dated) A set or game at tennis.. (euphemistic, [...](countable) Any object designed to be used to support something else.. (countable) Any relief from exertion; a state of quiet and relaxation.. (dated) A set or game at tennis.. (euphemistic, [...]
rest English (Verb) (intransitive) To be free from that which harasses or disturbs; be quiet or still; be undisturbed.. (intransitive) To cease from action, motion, work, or performance of any kind; stop; desist; [...](intransitive) To be free from that which harasses or disturbs; be quiet or still; be undisturbed.. (intransitive) To cease from action, motion, work, or performance of any kind; stop; desist; [...]
rest English (Verb Noun) (obsolete) To remain. (UK, finance) A surplus held as a reserved fund by a bank to equalize its dividends, etc.; in the Bank of England, the balance of assets above liabilities.. (uncountable) [...](obsolete) To remain. (UK, finance) A surplus held as a reserved fund by a bank to equalize its dividends, etc.; in the Bank of England, the balance of assets above liabilities.. (uncountable) [...]
rest English (Verb) (obsolete) To arrest.(obsolete) To arrest.

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