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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)


Noun repose has 3 senses

Verb repose has 6 senses


reposev. t. [F. reposer; L. pref. re- re- + pausare to pause. See Pause, Pose, v.].
  •  To cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to deposit; to lay down; to lodge; to reposit.  [1913 Webster]
    "But these thy fortunes let us straight repose
    In this divine cave's bosom.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Pebbles reposed in those cliffs amongst the earth . . . are left behind."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To lay at rest; to cause to be calm or quiet; to compose; to rest, -- often reflexive; as, to repose one's self on a couch.  [1913 Webster]
    "All being settled and reposed, the lord archbishop did present his majesty to the lords and commons."  [1913 Webster]
    "After the toil of battle to repose
    Your wearied virtue.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To place, have, or rest; to set; to intrust.  [1913 Webster]
    "The king reposeth all his confidence in thee."  [1913 Webster]
reposev. i. 
  •  To lie at rest; to rest.  [1913 Webster]
    "Within a thicket I reposed."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Figuratively, to remain or abide restfully without anxiety or alarms.  [1913 Webster]
    "It is upon these that the soul may repose."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To lie; to be supported; as, trap reposing on sand.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To lie; recline; couch; rest; sleep; settle; lodge; abide.
reposen. [F. repos. See Repose, v.].
  •  A lying at rest; sleep; rest; quiet.  [1913 Webster]
    "Shake off the golden slumber of repose."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Rest of mind; tranquillity; freedom from uneasiness; also, a composed manner or deportment.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A rest; a pause.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That harmony or moderation which affords rest for the eye; -- opposed to the scattering and division of a subject into too many unconnected parts, and also to anything which is overstrained; as, a painting may want repose.  [1913 Webster]
Angle of repose (Physics), the inclination of a plane at which a body placed on the plane would remain at rest, or if in motion would roll or slide down with uniform velocity; the angle at which the various kinds of earth will stand when abandoned to themselves.
Syn. -- Rest; recumbency; reclination; ease; quiet; quietness; tranquillity; peace.


repose, n. & v.
1 the cessation of activity or excitement or toil.
2 sleep.
3 a peaceful or quiescent state; stillness; tranquillity.
4 Art a restful effect; harmonious combination.
5 composure or ease of manner.
1 intr. & refl. lie down in rest (reposed on a sofa).
2 tr. (often foll. by on) lay (one's head etc.) to rest (on a pillow etc.).
3 intr. (often foll. by in, on) lie, be lying or laid, esp. in sleep or death.
4 tr. give rest to; refresh with rest.
5 intr. (foll. by on, upon) be supported or based on.
6 intr. (foll. by on) (of memory etc.) dwell on.

reposal n. reposeful adj. reposefully adv. reposefulness n.
repose, v.tr. (foll. by in) place (trust etc.) in.

reposal n.
RE- + POSE(1) after L reponere reposit-



v.i. To cease from troubling.



abide, abide in, abnegation, abstinence, accubation, accumbency, ataraxia, ataraxy, be, be coextensive with, be comprised in, be constituted by, be contained in, be found, be located, be present in, be situated, be still, beauty sleep, bed, bed down, beddy-bye, bedtime, blanket drill, bye-bye, calm, calmness, catnap, coast, comfort, composure, confide in, conservatism, consist in, constraint, contemplation, continence, control, convenience, cool, couch, crawl, curl up, decumbency, deem trustworthy, depend on, deposit, dispassion, doze, dreamland, drowse, dwell in, ease, equanimity, evenness, exist in, fitful sleep, forty winks, free time, freedom, freeze, gentleness, go to bed, go to rest, golden mean, goof-off time, grovel, happy medium, hibernation, idle hours, impartiality, imperturbability, inactivity, inhabit, inhere in, judiciousness, juste-milieu, keep quiet, land of Nod, lay, lay down, leisure, lenity, lie, lie down, lie flat, lie in, lie limply, lie prone, lie prostrate, lie still, light sleep, lodge, loll, lounge, lounging, lucid stillness, lying, mark time, marmoreal repose, meden agan, middle way, mildness, moderateness, moderation, moderationism, nap, neutrality, nirvana, nonviolence, not breathe, not stir, nothing in excess, odd moments, pacifism, peace, peacefulness, place confidence in, placidity, placidness, poise, proneness, prostration, prudence, put down, quiescence, quiescency, quiet, quietism, quietness, quietude, reclination, recline, reclining, recumbency, refreshment, relaxation, rely on, remain, remain motionless, renewal, repose in, reposit, reside in, respite, rest, rest in, restfulness, restoration, restraint, retirement, satori, self-abnegation, self-control, self-denial, self-possession, self-restraint, semiretirement, serenity, set down, settle to rest, shut-eye, siesta, silence, silken repose, sleep, sleepland, sleepwalking, slumber, slumberland, snooze, snoozle, snug down, sobriety, somnambulism, somniloquy, somnus, spare time, sprawl, stability, stand, stand fast, stand firm, stand still, stay, stay put, steadiness, stick, stick fast, stillness, stretch out, subsist in, supineness, take it easy, take life easy, tarry, temperance, temperateness, think reliable, time, time to kill, time to spare, tranquillity, tread water, trust, trust implicitly, trust in, unbuttoned ease, unconsciousness, unexcessiveness, unextravagance, unextremeness, via media, winter sleep, wise passiveness




VB have leisure, take one's time, take one's leisure, take one's ease, repose, move slowly, while away the time, be master of one's time, be an idle man.


N repose, rest, silken repose, sleep, relaxation, breathing time, halt, stay, pause, respite, day of rest, dies non, Sabbath, Lord's day, holiday, red-letter day, vacation, recess, reposing, relaxed, unstrained, unstressed, at rest, The best of men have ever loved repose, to repair our nature with comforting repose.

VB repose, rest, rest and be thankful, take a rest, take one's ease, take it easy, relax, unbend, slacken, take breath, rest upon one's oars, pause, stay one's hand, lie down, recline, recline on a bed of down, recline on an easy chair, go to rest, go to bed, go to sleep, take a holiday, shut up shop, lie fallow.


N quiescence, rest, stillness, quiescence, stagnation, stagnancy, fixity, immobility, catalepsy, indisturbance, quietism, quiet, tranquility, calm, repose, peace, dead calm, anticyclone, statue-like repose, silence, not a breath of air, not a mouse stirring, sleep, pause, lull, stand still, standing still, lock, dead lock, dead stop, dead stand, full stop, fix, embargo, resting place, gite, bivouac, home, pillow, haven, goal, quiescent, still, motionless, moveless, fixed, stationary, immotile, at rest at a stand, at a standstill, at anchor, stock, still, standing still, sedentary, untraveled, stay-at-home, becalmed, stagnant, quiet, unmoved, undisturbed, unruffled, calm, restful, cataleptic, immovable, sleeping, silent, still as a statue, still as a post, still as a mouse, still as death, vegetative, vegetating, at a stand, tout court, at the halt, Int, stop!, stay!, avast!, halt!, hold hard!, whoa!, hold!, sabr karo!, requiescat in pace, Deus nobis haec otia fecit, the noonday quiet holds the hill.

VB be quiescent, stand still, lie still, keep quiet, repose, hold the breath, remain, stay, stand, lie to, ride at anchor, remain in situ, tarry, mark time, bring to, heave to, lay to, pull up, draw up, hold, halt, stop, stop short, rest, pause, anchor, cast to an anchor, come to an anchor, rest on one's oars, repose on one's laurels, take breath, stop, stagnate, quieta non movere, let alone, abide, rest and be thankful, keep within doors, stay at home, go to bed, dwell, settle, alight, stick, stick fast, stand like a post, not stir a peg, not stir a step, be at a stand, quell, becalm, hush, stay, lull to sleep, lay an embargo on.

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