4 Letters
3 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Origin/Roots
Middle English
Type Of Speech
You can use rest as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
School Grade
Rest is set as a kindergarten word that starts with r, ends with t, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 4 letters.
Word Information
A 1 syllables noun with the letters e, r, s and t, 3 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables. The starting characters are r, re, res, and ending characters are t, st, est, with 4 letters..
Noun Examples
freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility);
"took his repose by the swimming pool"
a support on which things can be put;
"the gun was steadied on a special rest"
a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
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"
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"
a state of inaction;
"a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"
a pause for relaxation;
"people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
Verb Examples
be at 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"
take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
give a rest to;
"He rested his bad leg";
"rest the dogs for a moment"
rest on or as if on a pillow;
"pillow your head"
sit, as on a branch;
"The birds perched high in the treee"
not move;
be in a resting position
put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying;
"rest your head on my shoulder"
be inactive, refrain from acting;
"The committee is resting over the summer"
be inherent or innate in;

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"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Rest"

There are 1,646 synonyms available. These are words that have a similar meaning, mean the same thing or have close definition to rest.

Synonym Definition
Abandonthe trait of lacking restraint or control
freedom from inhibition or worry
"she danced with abandon"
Abatebecome less in amount or intensity
"The storm abated"
"The rain let up after a few hours"
Abatementthe act of abating
"laws enforcing noise abatement"
Abetassist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
Abeyancetemporary cessation or suspension
Abideput up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
Abide In
Abnegationrenunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
Abnormalitybehavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
Absolutionthe act of absolving or remitting
formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

View all cognitive synonyms for Rest

Anagrams

There are 2 anagrams from rest.

Anagram Definition
Restfreedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
"took his repose by the swimming pool"
Erstat a previous time
"once he loved her"
"her erstwhile writing"

View English words with the unique letters used in rest. Words With The Letters Erst

Derives

Rest derives from 9 words.

Word Definition
Decompressbecome less tense, rest, or take one''s ease
"He relaxed in the hot tub"
"Let''s all relax after a hard day''s work"
Loosen Up
Reclinelean in a comfortable resting position
"He was reposing on the couch"
Relaxcause to feel relaxed
"A hot bath always relaxes me"
Reposethe absence of mental stress or anxiety
Restfreedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
"took his repose by the swimming pool"
Slow Down
Unbendrelease from mental strain, tension, or formality
"unbend the mind from absorbing too much information"
Unwindbecome less tense, rest, or take one''s ease
"He relaxed in the hot tub"
"Let''s all relax after a hard day''s work"

Hypernyms

Rest has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Inactivitybeing inactive
being less active

Hyponyms

There are 8 hyponyms for rest

Word Definition
Bedrestconfinement to bed continuously (as in the case of some sick or injured persons)
Bed Rest
Dormancyquiet and inactive restfulness
Leisurefreedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity;
"he lacked the leisure for golf"
Lie In
Quiescencequiet and inactive restfulness
Quiescencyquiet and inactive restfulness
Sleepingthe suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate

Names With The Word "Rest"

54 names are spelled with rest.

Name Male Female
PrestonYesNo
ForrestYesNo
ForestYesNo
DeforestYesNo
CrestonYesNo

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