Repose

  • 1 repose- — ⇒REPOSE , élém. de compos. Élém. issu d une forme du verbe reposer, entrant dans la constr. de subst. désignant des objets destinés à améliorer le confort et servant à appuyer ou poser ce que désigne le 2e élém. A. [Le 2e élém. est un subst.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 repose — [ r(ə)poz ] n. f. • 1611 mus.; repouse « repos » v. 1380; de re et pose ♦ Techn. Pose (d un élément, d un appareil précédemment enlevé) (⇒ 2. reposer). Dépose et repose d un radiateur. ● repose nom féminin (de pose) Action de remettre en place ce …

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  • 3 reposé — repose [ r(ə)poz ] n. f. • 1611 mus.; repouse « repos » v. 1380; de re et pose ♦ Techn. Pose (d un élément, d un appareil précédemment enlevé) (⇒ 2. reposer). Dépose et repose d un radiateur. ● repose …

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  • 4 Repose — Re*pose , n. [F. repos. See {Repose}, v.] 1. A lying at rest; sleep; rest; quiet. [1913 Webster] Shake off the golden slumber of repose. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Rest of mind; tranquillity; freedom from uneasiness; also, a composed manner or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 reposé — reposé, ée (re pô zé, zée) part. passé de reposer. 1°   Qui a cessé de travailler, d agir. Un cheval frais et reposé. •   Ce n est point [dans la tragédie] la nature reposée, mais la nature en contraction et dans cet état de souffrance où la… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 6 reposé — Reposé, [repos]ée. part. Un cheval frais & reposé. de l eau reposée. On dit, Un teint reposé, pour dire, Un teint qui n est point broüillé, & qui est tel que les jeunes personnes ont accoustumé de l avoir aprés avoir bien reposé la nuit. Il ne se …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 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

  • 8 repose — ‘rest’ [15] and repose ‘place’ [15] (as in ‘repose confidence in someone’) are distinct words in English. The former comes via Old French reposer from late Latin repausāre, a compound verb based on pausāre ‘rest’ (source of English pause). The… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 9 repose — Ⅰ. repose [1] ► NOUN 1) a state of restfulness or tranquillity. 2) composure. ► VERB 1) rest. 2) be situated or kept in a particular place. ORIGIN Old French reposer, fro …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 repose — ‘rest’ [15] and repose ‘place’ [15] (as in ‘repose confidence in someone’) are distinct words in English. The former comes via Old French reposer from late Latin repausāre, a compound verb based on pausāre ‘rest’ (source of English pause). The… …

    Word origins

  • 11 Repose — Re*pose , v. i. 1. To lie at rest; to rest. [1913 Webster] Within a thicket I reposed. Chapman. [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively, to remain or abide restfully without anxiety or alarms. [1913 Webster] It is upon these that the soul may repose. I.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 repose — [n] restfulness; calm ease, inaction, inactivity, leisure, peace, quiet, quietness, quietude, refreshment, relaxation, relaxing, renewal, requiescence, respite, rest, restoration, sleep, slumber, stillness, tranquillity; concepts 410,681,720 Ant …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 repose — repose1 [ri pōz′] vt. reposed, reposing [LME reposen < OFr reposer < LL repausare < L re , again + LL pausare: see POSE1] to lay or place for rest: often reflexive [to repose oneself on a bed] vi. 1. to lie at rest 2. to rest fro …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 repose — I (place) verb deposit, establish, fix, invest, lodge, plant, put, reposit, set, settle, store, vest in II (rest) verb be calm, be serene, be tranquil, compose oneself, lie down, recline, relax, rest, settle, sleep, slumber III index …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 repose — n *rest, relaxation, leisure, ease, comfort Analogous words: calmness, tranquillity, serenity, placidity, peacefulness (see corresponding adjectives at CALM): refreshment, restoration, renewal (see corresponding verbs at RENEW) Contrasted words:… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16 Repose — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Repose >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 repose repose rest silken repose Sgm: N 1 sleep sleep &c. 683 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 relaxation relaxation breathing time Sgm: N 2 halt …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 repose — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. rest (see repose); lay, place, entrust, deposit, put. See support, location. II State of rest Nouns 1. repose, rest, inactivity, relaxation, breathing time or spell, letup, halt, pause, respite,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 repose — re|pose1 [rıˈpəuz US ˈpouz] n [U] formal or literary a state of calm or comfortable rest in repose ▪ His face looked less hard in repose. repose 2 repose2 v [I always + adverb/preposition] formal or literary [Sense: 1 2; Date: 1400 1500; : Old… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 repose — I. verb (reposed; reposing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French reposer, from Late Latin repausare, from Latin re + Late Latin pausare to stop, from Latin pausa pause Date: 15th century transitive verb to lay at rest intransitive verb 1 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 repose — Synonyms and related words: abide, abide in, abnegation, abstinence, accubation, accumbency, ataraxia, ataraxy, be, be coextensive with, be comprised in, be constituted by, be contained in, be found, be located, be present in, be situated, be… …

    Moby Thesaurus


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