Translation of "rest" - English-French dictionary



to sleep; to lie or sit quietly in order to get new strength or energy, or because one is tired

(se) reposer
Mother is resting at the moment.

to (make or allow to) lean, lie, sit, remain etc on or against something

(re)poser, (s’)appuyer (sur)
Her head rested on his shoulder
He rested his hand on her arm
Her gaze rested on the jewels.

to relax, be calm etc

être calme, tranquille
I will never rest until I know the murderer has been caught.

to (allow to) depend on

reposer sur
Our hopes now rest on him, since all else has failed.

(with with) (of a duty etc) to belong to

appartenir à
The choice rests with you.

(Translation of “rest” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)