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  • 1 give rest — index ease Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 rest — I. /rɛst / (say rest) noun 1. the refreshing quiet or repose of sleep: a good night s rest. 2. refreshing ease or inactivity after exertion or labour: to allow an hour for rest. 3. relief or freedom, especially from anything that wearies,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 3 rest — 1. Quiet; repose. [A.S. raest] 2. To repose; to cease from work. [A.S. raestan] 3. A group of cells or a portion of fetal tissue that has become displaced and lies embedded in tissue of another character. [L. restare, to remain] 4. In dentistry,… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 4 rest — rest1 rester, n. /rest/, n. 1. the refreshing quiet or repose of sleep: a good night s rest. 2. refreshing ease or inactivity after exertion or labor: to allow an hour for rest. 3. relief or freedom, esp. from anything that wearies, troubles, or… …

    Universalium

  • 5 rest — I [[t]rɛst[/t]] n. 1) the refreshing quiet or repose of sleep 2) refreshing ease or inactivity after exertion or labor 3) relief or freedom, esp. from trouble, anxiety, etc 4) a period or interval of inactivity, repose, solitude, or tranquillity… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 6 rest — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German rasta rest and perhaps to Old High German ruowa calm Date: before 12th century 1. repose, sleep; specifically a bodily state characterized by minimal functional and… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 rest — I. n. 1. Repose, quiet, quiescence, ease. 2. Peace, tranquillity, peacefulness, security, stillness, quietness, quiet. 3. Pause, caesura, intermission, stop, stay, cessation, interval. 4. Sleep, slumber. 5. Death, the grave. 6. Support, stay,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 8 give it a rest, give something a rest — give it a rest, give (something) a rest see ↑rest, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑give …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 give it a rest, give a rest — give it a rest, give (something) a rest see ↑rest, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑give …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 give a rest — give (something) a rest informal : to stop doing or using (something) Hey, give the TV remote a rest and go outside to play! • • • Main Entry: ↑rest …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 Rest area — Rest stop redirects here. For the film, see Rest Stop (film). For the Stephen King story, see Rest Stop (short story). Lay by redirects here. For the form of installment purchase, see Layaway. Rest area on northbound Interstate 81 at milepost 262 …

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  • 12 Give — (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth. giban. Cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Rest — Rest, n. [AS. rest, r[ae]st, rest; akin to D. rust, G. rast. OHG. rasta, Dan. & Sw. rast rest, repose, Icel. r[ o]st the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. razn house, Icel. rann, and perhaps to G. ruhe …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Rest house — Rest Rest, n. [AS. rest, r[ae]st, rest; akin to D. rust, G. rast. OHG. rasta, Dan. & Sw. rast rest, repose, Icel. r[ o]st the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. razn house, Icel. rann, and perhaps to G …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death — Studioalbum von Dead Kennedys Veröffentlichung Juni 1987 Label Alternative Tentacles …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 16 Give Me Louisiana — is the state song of Louisiana. It was written by Doralice Fontane, and the lyrics were composed by John Croom.Lyrics:Give me Louisiana, The state where I was born The state of snowy cotton, The best I ve ever known; A state of sweet magnolias,… …

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  • 17 give out — {v.} 1. To make known; let it be known; publish. * /Mary gave out that she and Bob were going to be married./ 2. To let escape; give. * /The cowboy gave out a yell./ Syn.: GIVE OFF, LET GO. 3. to give to people; distribute. * /The barber gives… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 18 give out — {v.} 1. To make known; let it be known; publish. * /Mary gave out that she and Bob were going to be married./ 2. To let escape; give. * /The cowboy gave out a yell./ Syn.: GIVE OFF, LET GO. 3. to give to people; distribute. * /The barber gives… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 19 Rest — Rest, n. [F. reste, fr. rester to remain, L. restare to stay back, remain; pref. re re + stare to stand, stay. See {Stand}, and cf. {Arrest}, {Restive}.] (With the definite article.) 1. That which is left, or which remains after the separation of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 give ground — Ⅰ. give/lose ground ► to become less popular or successful: »Smaller parties always lose ground in elections. give/lose ground to sb »The firm is continuing to give ground to its foreign rivals. Main Entry: ↑ground Ⅱ. lose ground …

    Financial and business terms


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