Definitions for reposerɪˈpoʊz
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word repose
rest, ease, repose, relaxation(noun)
freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
"took his repose by the swimming pool"
peace, peacefulness, peace of mind, repose, serenity, heartsease, ataraxis(noun)
the absence of mental stress or anxiety
repose, quiet, placidity, serenity, tranquillity, tranquility(verb)
a disposition free from stress or emotion
put or confide something in a person or thing
"These philosophers reposed the law in the people"
rest, reside, repose(verb)
be inherent or innate in;
lie when dead
"Mao reposes in his mausoleum"
recumb, repose, recline(verb)
lean in a comfortable resting position
"He was reposing on the couch"
lay, put down, repose(verb)
put in a horizontal position
"lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"
to put something (eg trust) in something
"The nation reposed its confidence in the King"
quietness, ease; peace, calmness
period between eruptions of a volcano.
To lay, to set down.
To confide or entrust to someone.
To reside in something.
to cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to deposit; to lay down; to lodge; to reposit
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
to place, have, or rest; to set; to intrust
to lie at rest; to rest
figuratively, to remain or abide restfully without anxiety or alarms
to lie; to be supported; as, trap reposing on sand
a lying at rest; sleep; rest; quiet
rest of mind; tranquillity; freedom from uneasiness; also, a composed manner or deportment
a rest; a pause
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
Origin: [F. reposer; L. pref. re- re- + pausare to pause. See Pause, Pose, v.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Like water, we are truest to our nature in repose.
If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.
You must be still in the midst of activity, and be vibrantly alive in repose.
...Thou madest us for Thyself, and our heart is restless, until it repose in Thee.
We must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
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Translations for repose
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- klid, odpočinek, spánekCzech
- tranquilidad, quietud, reposoSpanish
- استراحت کردنPersian
- lepo, rauha, lepotilaFinnish
- suaimhneasScottish Gaelic
- отдых, покоиться, отдыхать, спячка, покой, спокойствиеRussian
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