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  Definition of repose
  1. freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"
  2. a disposition free from stress or emotion
  3. the absence of mental stress or anxiety
  4. put or confide something in a person or thing; "These philosophers reposed the law in the people"
  5. to put something (eg trust) in something; "The nation reposed its confidence in the King"
  6. put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"
  7. lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on the couch"
  8. lie when dead; "Mao reposes in his mausoleum"
  9. be inherent or innate in;
Similar Words: rest, ease, relaxation, quiet, placidity, serenity, tranquillity, tranquility, peace, peacefulness, peace of mind, heartsease, ataraxis, lay, put down, recumb, recline, reside

 

See Also: repose on, rest on, build on, build upon, put, set, place, pose, position, lay, superimpose, superpose, lay over, hoard, stash, cache, lay away, hive up, squirrel away, save, lay aside, save up

 

Hyponyms: bedrest, bed rest, lie-in, quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleeping, leisure, ataraxia, rail, lay, blow, bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay to rest, rebury, rest

 

Grouped Verbs: recline

 

Derivational Morphology: relax, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress, slow down, recumb, recline, rest, calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still, pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle, reclining, ease, relaxation

 

Anagrams: porose

 

 
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