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".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy