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Definitions of repose

  1. To rest; to lie; to rest in confidence. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To put to rest; refresh by rest. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To trust; confide. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To lie; recline; rest. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To place in a position to rest; refresh by rest; to cause to depend; with in or on; as, to repose confidence in God. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To lay at rest: to compose: to place in trust (with on or in). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To lay at rest; place in trust. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To lie at rest; to rest. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Figuratively, to remain or abide restfully without anxiety or alarms. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To lie; to be supported; as, trap reposing on sand. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To sleep; to lie at rest; to confide; to be calm or peaceful. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. To rest: to sleep: to rest in confidence (with on or upon): to lie. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. To rest; sleep. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. put or confide something in a person or thing; "These philosophers reposed the law in the people" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. to put something (eg trust) in something; "The nation reposed its confidence in the King" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. lie when dead; "Mao reposes in his mausoleum" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. To cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to deposit; to lay down; to lodge; to reposit. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. To place, have, or rest; to set; to intrust. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A lying at rest; sleep; rest; quiet. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Rest of mind; tranquillity; freedom from uneasiness; also, a composed manner or deportment. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A rest; a pause. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. To lay at rest; to lay; to place in confidence. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. To lay or be at rest; to place or rest in, as confidence; to sleep; to recline; to rely, with in or on. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. the absence of mental stress or anxiety Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. a disposition free from stress or emotion Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  29. lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on the couch" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. Sleep; rest; calmness; ease of manner. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  31. A lying at rest: sleep: quiet: rest of mind: (fine art) that harmony which gives rest to the eye. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  32. The act of reposing; rest; sleep. reposal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. Calmness; composure. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. A lying at rest; state of sleep; rest of mind; cause of rest; a rest or pause; quietude of colour and treatment in a work of art. See Repone. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. State of sleep; rest; quiet; rest of mind; in paint., certain parts in the composition of a picture which seem to tranquillise its aspect. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for repose

  1. But the stony repose and calm of their Gothic temple was not reflected in the faces of the people. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  2. I belong to France; and for her I will sacrifice my repose my blood, my life, with the greatest joy." – Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
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