Bedeutung von "rest" - als Fremdsprache


verb uk us /rest/

B1 [ I ] to relax or sleep because you are tired after doing an activity or because you are sick:

Pete's resting after his long drive.
rest your eyes/feet/legs, etc

B2 to stop using your eyes/feet, etc for a while because they are tired

rest (sth) on/against, etc

If something rests somewhere, or if you rest it somewhere, it is supported by something else:

She rested her elbows on the table.
→ See also rest on your laurels

(Definition von "rest verb" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)