Meaning : A state of inaction.
A body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon.
Meaning : A support on which things can be put.
The gun was steadied on a special rest.
Meaning : A musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration.
Meaning : Not move. Be in a resting position.
Meaning : Give a rest to.
He rested his bad leg.
Rest the dogs for a moment.
Meaning : 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 : lie
Meaning : Stay the same. Remain in a certain state.
The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it.
He remained unmoved by her tears.
The bad weather continued for another week.
Meaning : Put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying.
Rest your head on my shoulder.
Meaning : Rest on or as if on a pillow.
Pillow your head.
Synonyms : pillow
Meaning : Be inactive, refrain from acting.
The committee is resting over the summer.