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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-pōz′, v.t. to lay at rest: to compose: to place in trust (with on or in): to deposit: to tranquillise.—v.i. to rest: to sleep: to rest in confidence (with on or upon): to lie.—n. a lying at rest: sleep: quiet: rest of mind: (fine art) that harmony which gives rest to the eye.—n. Repō′sal (Shak.), the act of reposing: that on which one reposes.—adj. Repōsed′, calm: settled.—adv. Repō′sedly.—n. Repō′sedness.—adj. Repōse′ful.—n. Repō′ser.—v.t. Repos′it, to lodge, as for safety—also n.—ns. Repōsi′tion, reduction; Repos′itor, an instrument for restoring a displaced organ; Repos′itory, a place where anything is laid up for safe keeping: a place where things are kept for sale: a shop. [Fr. reposer—re-, back, poser, to pose.]
The numerical value of repose in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of repose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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.
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned. I insist that this shall cease. The country needs repose after all its trials it deserves repose. And repose can only be found in everlasting principles.
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned. I insist that this shall cease. The country needs repose after all its trials; it deserves repose. And repose can only be found in everlasting principles.
If you make a habit of sincere prayer, your life will be very noticeably and profoundly altered. Prayer stamps with its indelible mark our actions and demeanor. A tranquility of bearing, a facial and bodily repose, are observed in those whose inner lives are thus enriched. . . . Properly understood, prayer is a mature activity indispensable to the fullest development of personality . . . . Only in prayer do we achieve that complete and harmonious assembly of body, mind and spirit which gives the frail human reed its unshakable strengths.
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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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