Reposed
Repose Re*pose" (r[-e]*p[=o]z"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reposed} (-p?zd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reposing}.] [F. reposer; L. pref. re- re- + pausare to pause. See {Pause}, {Pose}, v.] 1. To cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to deposit; to lay down; to lodge; to reposit. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

But these thy fortunes let us straight repose In this divine cave's bosom. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

Pebbles reposed in those cliffs amongst the earth . . . are left behind. --Woodward. [1913 Webster]

2. 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. [1913 Webster]

All being settled and reposed, the lord archbishop did present his majesty to the lords and commons. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

After the toil of battle to repose Your wearied virtue. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To place, have, or rest; to set; to intrust. [1913 Webster]

The king reposeth all his confidence in thee. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Reposed — Re*posed (r[ e]*p[=o]zd ), a. Composed; calm; tranquil; at rest. Bacon. {Re*pos ed*ly} (r[ e]*p[=o]z [e^]d*l[y^]), adv. {Re*pos ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reposed — repōsedˈ adjective 1. Calm 2. Settled • • • Main Entry: ↑repose …   Useful english dictionary

  • reposed — adjective calm and tranquil; at rest …   Wiktionary

  • reposed — re·pose || rɪ pəʊz n. rest, relaxation; sleep; tranquility, peacefulness; stillness, absence of movement v. rest, relax; place on or against something; lie down, recline …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Reposedly — Reposed Re*posed (r[ e]*p[=o]zd ), a. Composed; calm; tranquil; at rest. Bacon. {Re*pos ed*ly} (r[ e]*p[=o]z [e^]d*l[y^]), adv. {Re*pos ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reposedness — Reposed Re*posed (r[ e]*p[=o]zd ), a. Composed; calm; tranquil; at rest. Bacon. {Re*pos ed*ly} (r[ e]*p[=o]z [e^]d*l[y^]), adv. {Re*pos ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confidential relation — A technical fiduciary relation, such as trustee and beneficiary, and any informal relation between parties wherein one of them is in duty bound to act with the utmost good faith for the benefit of the other party, 57 Am J1st Wills 390; a relation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Repose — Re*pose (r[ e]*p[=o]z ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reposed} ( p?zd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reposing}.] [F. reposer; L. pref. re re + pausare to pause. See {Pause}, {Pose}, v.] 1. To cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to deposit; to lay down; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reposing — Repose Re*pose (r[ e]*p[=o]z ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reposed} ( p?zd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reposing}.] [F. reposer; L. pref. re re + pausare to pause. See {Pause}, {Pose}, v.] 1. To cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to deposit; to lay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • repose — repose1 reposedly /ri poh zid lee/, adv. reposedness, n. reposer, n. /ri pohz /, n., v., reposed, reposing. n. 1. the state of reposing or being at rest; rest; sleep. 2. peace; tranquillity; calm. 3. dignified calmness, as of manner; composure …   Universalium

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