Definitions for repose

Definitions for (noun) repose

Main entry: rest, relaxation, repose, ease

Definition: freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

Usage: took his repose by the swimming pool

Main entry: tranquility, tranquillity, serenity, quiet, placidity, repose

Definition: a disposition free from stress or emotion

Main entry: heartsease, peace, peace of mind, peacefulness, ataraxis, serenity, repose

Definition: the absence of mental stress or anxiety

Definitions for (verb) repose

Main entry: repose

Definition: put or confide something in a person or thing

Usage: These philosophers reposed the law in the people

Main entry: repose

Definition: to put something (eg trust) in something

Usage: The nation reposed its confidence in the King

Main entry: put down, repose, lay

Definition: put in a horizontal position

Usage: lay the books on the table; lay the patient carefully onto the bed

Main entry: recline, recumb, repose

Definition: lean in a comfortable resting position

Usage: He was reposing on the couch

Main entry: repose

Definition: lie when dead

Usage: Mao reposes in his mausoleum

Main entry: repose, reside, rest

Definition: be inherent or innate in;

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