at rest
phrasal 1. resting or reposing especially in sleep or death 2. quiescent, motionless 3. free of anxieties

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • at rest — index dead, dormant, lifeless (dead) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • at rest — adjective a) not moving; stationary At rest, the car is impressive but when its moving, the sight is astounding. b) dead …   Wiktionary

  • at rest — stopped, not moving    Tie these ropes while the boat is at rest before it moves …   English idioms

  • at rest — 1) formal not moving Blood pressure is normal when the patient is at rest. 2) an expression meaning dead , used in situations where the word dead might upset someone …   English dictionary

  • at rest — at a standstill, not active …   English contemporary dictionary

  • at rest — Synonyms and related words: abed, asleep, asleep in Jesus, at ease, at home, bereft of life, breathless, called home, calm, carrion, cloistered, cool, croaked, dead, dead and gone, death struck, deceased, defunct, demised, departed, departed this …   Moby Thesaurus

  • at rest —    dead    A tombstone favourite which might seem to suggest a torpid afterlife, although playing a harp and singing hymns could be quite restful, I suppose. Also as at peace …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • at rest — 1. Resting, reposing, quiescent, in repose. 2. Untroubled, comfortable, at ease, free from pain. 3. Dead, asleep, in the last sleep, in the bosom of God …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • at rest — idi a) in a state of repose, as in sleep b) dead c) quiescent; inactive; not in motion d) free from worry; tranquil …   From formal English to slang

  • at rest inactive motionless static still — nonmoving onmoving adj. Not moving. Opposite of {moving}. [Narrower terms: {at rest, inactive, motionless, static, still}; {becalmed ; {dead(prenominal), stagnant, standing(prenominal), still}; {frozen(predicate), rooted(predicate), stock still ; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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