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  • rest — rest1 rester, n. /rest/, n. 1. the refreshing quiet or repose of sleep: a good night s rest. 2. refreshing ease or inactivity after exertion or labor: to allow an hour for rest. 3. relief or freedom, esp. from anything that wearies, troubles, or… …   Universalium

  • rest — I. /rɛst / (say rest) noun 1. the refreshing quiet or repose of sleep: a good night s rest. 2. refreshing ease or inactivity after exertion or labour: to allow an hour for rest. 3. relief or freedom, especially from anything that wearies,… …  

  • rest — rest1 W1S1 [rest] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 the rest 2¦(relaxing)¦ 3 put/set somebody s mind at rest 4 come to rest 5 give it a rest 6 give something a rest 7 at rest 8 and all the rest of it 9 and the rest 10 lay/put something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rest — I [[t]rɛst[/t]] n. 1) the refreshing quiet or repose of sleep 2) refreshing ease or inactivity after exertion or labor 3) relief or freedom, esp. from trouble, anxiety, etc 4) a period or interval of inactivity, repose, solitude, or tranquillity… …   From formal English to slang

  • bring — [briŋ] vt. brought, bringing [ME bringen < OE bringan < IE base * bhrenk , *bronk > Welsh he brwng, to bring, lead] 1. to carry or lead (a person or thing) to the place thought of as “here” or to a place where the speaker will be [bring… …   English World dictionary

  • rest — vi: to bring to an end voluntarily the introduction of evidence in a case the defense rest s vt: to cease presenting evidence pertinent to (a case) I rest my case Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • bring someone into line — bring someone/something/into line phrase to make someone/​something similar to another person or thing The restructuring of the business has brought output and demand into line. bring someone/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring something into line — bring someone/something/into line phrase to make someone/​something similar to another person or thing The restructuring of the business has brought output and demand into line. bring someone/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rest — n. remainder, something that is left over; surplus, excess; repose, sleep; relaxation; support, device for resting upon; cessation of activity; interval of silence corresponding to one of the possible time values within a measure (Music) v.… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bring someone to their senses — bring (someone) to (their) senses come to (your) senses to start to understand that you have been behaving in a stupid way. It was my father who finally brought me to my senses by telling me that if I didn t go back to college I might regret it… …   New idioms dictionary

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