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Engelsk navneord: rest

1. rest something left after other parts have been taken away


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was no remainder.
He threw away the rest.
He took what he wanted and I got the balance.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)balance, remainder, residual, residue, residuum


Mindre specifikke termercomponent, component part, constituent, part, portion


Mere specifikke termerleftover, remnant

2. rest (om handling) freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTook his repose by the swimming pool.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ease, relaxation, repose


Mindre specifikke termerinactivity


Mere specifikke termerbed rest, bedrest, dormancy, laziness, leisure, lie-in, quiescence, quiescency, sleeping

3. rest (om tid) a pause for relaxation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPeople actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)relief, respite, rest period


Mindre specifikke termerbreak, intermission, interruption, pause, suspension


Mere specifikke termerbreath, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time

4. rest (om tilstand) a state of inaction


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon.


Mindre specifikke termerinaction, inactiveness, inactivity

5. rest (om tilstand) euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was laid to rest beside her husband.
They had to put their family pet to sleep.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)eternal rest, eternal sleep, quietus, sleep


Mindre specifikke termerdeath

6. rest (om genstand) a support on which things can be put


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gun was steadied on a special rest.


Mindre specifikke termersupport


Mere specifikke termerarmrest, chin rest, headrest

7. rest (om kommunikation) a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration


Mindre specifikke termermusical notation


Mere specifikke termerhalf rest, quarter rest, whole rest


Engelsk udsagnsord: rest

1. rest (om relation) not move; be in a resting position


Eksempler på anvendelseSam and Sue rest


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termerkneel, stand, stand up

2. rest (om kommunikation) take a short break from one's activities in order to relax


Eksempler på anvendelseSam and Sue rest


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)breathe, catch one's breath, take a breather


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerbreak, intermit, pause

3. rest (om kommunikation) give a rest to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe rested his bad leg.
Rest the dogs for a moment.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mere specifikke termerblow

4. rest (om tilstand) have a place in relation to something else


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West.
The responsibility rests with the Allies.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lie


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Udsagnsord med lignende betydninglie

5. rest (i anatomi) be at rest


Eksempler på anvendelseSam and Sue rest


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerrecline, recumb, repose


Mere specifikke termercatch some Z's, drowse, kip, log Z's, sleep, slumber


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)be active, move

6. rest (om ændring) stay the same; remain in a certain state


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it.
Rest assured.
Stay alone.
He remained unmoved by her tears.
The bad weather continued for another week.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)remain, stay


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s Adjective


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termerbe, keep, keep out, sit tight, stand, stay fresh, stay together, stick together


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)change

7. rest (om tilstand) be inherent or innate in


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)repose, reside


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerattach to, inhere in

8. rest (om relation) put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRest your head on my shoulder.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey rest their rifles on the cabinet


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerlay, place, pose, position, put, set

9. rest (om relation) sit, as on a branch


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe birds perched high in the tree.


Eksempler på anvendelseSome big birds rest in the tree, There rest some big birds in the tree


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)perch, roost


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termersit, sit down

10. rest (om relation) rest on or as if on a pillow


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPillow your head.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pillow


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerlay, place, pose, position, put, set

11. rest (om adfærd) be inactive, refrain from acting


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe committee is resting over the summer.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mere specifikke termerhibernate









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