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English noun: repose

1. repose (act) freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)


SamplesTook his repose by the swimming pool.


Synonymsease, relaxation, rest


Broader (hypernym)inactivity


Narrower (hyponym)bed rest, bedrest, dormancy, laziness, leisure, lie-in, quiescence, quiescency, sleeping

2. repose (feeling) the absence of mental stress or anxiety


Synonymsataraxis, heartsease, peace, peace of mind, peacefulness, serenity


Broader (hypernym)quietness, quietude, tranquility, tranquillity

3. repose (attribute) a disposition free from stress or emotion


Synonymsplacidity, quiet, serenity, tranquility, tranquillity


Broader (hypernym)calm, calmness, composure, equanimity


Narrower (hyponym)ataraxia


English verb: repose

1. repose (consumption) put or confide something in a person or thing


SamplesThese philosophers reposed the law in the people.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)assign, put

2. repose (stative) be inherent or innate in


Synonymsreside, rest


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)attach to, inhere in

3. repose (contact) lie when dead


SamplesMao reposes in his mausoleum.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)lie

4. repose (contact) lean in a comfortable resting position


SamplesHe was reposing on the couch.


ExamplesThe children repose in the rocking chair, There repose some children in the rocking chair


Synonymsrecline, recumb


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)lie


Narrower (hyponym)rest


Verb grouprecline

5. repose (contact) put in a horizontal position


SamplesLay the books on the table.
Lay the patient carefully onto the bed.


Synonymslay, put down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set


Narrower (hyponym)blow, bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay, lay to rest, rail, rebury


Causelie

6. repose (contact) to put something (eg trust) in something


SamplesThe nation reposed its confidence in the King.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set









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