Definitions for reposerɪˈpoʊz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
re•poserɪˈpoʊz(n.; v.)-posed, -pos•ing.
(n.)the state of being at rest; sleep.
peace or tranquillity; calm.
dignified calmness; composure.
absence of movement or animation.
(v.i.)to lie or be at rest, as from work or activity.
to be peacefully calm and quiet.
to lie dead.
Archaic. to rely.
(v.t.)to lay to rest; refresh by rest (often used reflexively).
Origin of repose:
1425–75; late ME (v.) < MF reposer, OF < LL repausāre= L re-re - + LL pausāre to rest (der. of L pausapause )
to put (confidence, trust, etc.) in a person or thing.
to put under the authority of a person.
Archaic. to deposit.
Origin of repose:
1375–1425; late ME: to replace, repr. L repōnere to put back; see re -, pose1
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
Translations for repose
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
rest; calm; peacefulness.
- kalmte, vreedsaamheidAfrikaans
- سُكون، هُدوء، اسْتِراحَهArabic
- repousoPortuguese (BR)
- die RuheGerman
- hvile; roDanish
- ανάπαυση, ηρεμίαGreek
- آسایش؛ استراحتFarsi
- mirnoća, počivanjeCroatian
- 고요함, 정적, 평온Korean
- miegas, poilsis, ramybėLithuanian
- atpūta; miersLatvian
- hvile, ro, harmoniNorwegian
- spoczynek, spokójPolish
- آسایش؛ استراحتPersian
- سياله كول، دمه كول، هوسا كېدل، غځېدلPashto
- отдых; покойRussian
- počitek, spokojnostSlovenian
- vila, roSwedish
- dinlenme; sessizlikTurkish
- 休息，安寧Chinese (Trad.)
- آرام کرناUrdu
- sự nghỉ ngơi; sự yên tĩnhVietnamese
- 休息，安静Chinese (Simp.)
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