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Sentence count:241+87 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-11-12Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: balanceeaseloungepauserecessreclinerelaxationremainsreposeresidueAntonym: motionunrestworkSimilar words: forestrest onarrestfor the restrestorerestrictinterestinterestedMeaning: [rest] n. 1. something left after other parts have been taken away 2. freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility) 3. a pause for relaxation 4. a state of inaction 5. euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb) 6. a support on which things can be put 7. a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration. v. 1. not move; be in a resting position 2. take a short break from one's activities in order to relax 3. give a rest to 4. have a place in relation to something else 5. be at rest 6. stay the same; remain in a certain state 7. be inherent or innate in; 8. put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying 9. sit, as on a branch 10. rest on or as if on a pillow 11. be inactive, refrain from acting. 
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1. Business sweetens pleasure, and labour sweetens rest
2. Exercise, temperance, fresh air, and needful rest are the best of all physicians. 
3. He that would live in peace and rest must hear and see, and say the best. 
4. Lawsuits consume time, and money, and rest, and friends. 
5. A change is as good as a rest
6. I've got two bright students, but the rest are average.
7. He decided to devote the rest of his life to scientific investigation.
8. He stopped work and took a rest.
9. Her cheek came to rest against my shoulder.
10. Let's put it aside and have a rest.
11. When are you going to bring the rest of your family over?
12. Let him alone. He needs a rest.
13. After a short rest the travelers pushed on towards the coast.
14. He lived here with his family for the rest of his life.
15. light in my heart the evening star of rest and then let the night whisper to me of love.
16. You can rest assured that your children are in good hands.
17. I want to rest for a while.
18. They have gelled very well with the rest of the side.
19. The kitchen is sectioned off from the rest of the room by a half wall.
20. If doctors fail thee, be these three thy doctors; rest, cheerful-ness, and moderate diet. 
21. When the belly is full, the bones would be at rest
22. A change of work is as good as a rest
23. If one sheep leap over the dyke, all the rest will follow. 
24. No man is the whole of himself; his friends are the rest of him. 
25. An hour in the morning before breakfast is worth two all the rest of the day. 
26. To have a stomach and lack meat; to have meat and lack a stomach; to lie in bed and cannot rest; are great miseries. 
27. Keep me in your memory[sentencedict.com/rest.html], leave out all the rest.
28. I wish you'd shut up for a moment and listen to what the rest of us have to say.
29. Each child had to give a short speech to the rest of the class.
30. It is rare for the responsibility for causing conflict to rest solely on one side.
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