Associations to the word «Repose»


REPOSE, noun. (dated) rest, sleep
REPOSE, noun. Quietness, ease; peace, calmness
REPOSE, noun. (geology) period between eruptions of a volcano.
REPOSE, verb. To lie at rest; to rest.
REPOSE, verb. To lie; to be supported.
REPOSE, verb. To lay, to set down.
REPOSE, verb. To place, have, or rest; to set; to entrust.
REPOSE, verb. To reside in something.
REPOSE, verb. (figuratively) To remain or abide restfully without anxiety or alarms.
REPOSE IN ACTION, noun. The state or quality in which a person exhibits willingness to act rather than talk.

Dictionary definition

REPOSE, noun. Freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool".
REPOSE, noun. The absence of mental stress or anxiety.
REPOSE, noun. A disposition free from stress or emotion.
REPOSE, verb. Put or confide something in a person or thing; "These philosophers reposed the law in the people".
REPOSE, verb. Be inherent or innate in;.
REPOSE, verb. Lie when dead; "Mao reposes in his mausoleum".
REPOSE, verb. Lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on the couch".
REPOSE, verb. Put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed".
REPOSE, verb. To put something (eg trust) in something; "The nation reposed its confidence in the King".

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