Translation of "rest" - English-German dictionary



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

Mother is resting at the moment.

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

Her head rested on his shoulder
He rested his hand on her arm
Her gaze rested on the jewels.

to relax, be calm etc

I will never rest until I know the murderer has been caught.

to (allow to) depend on

sich stützen
Our hopes now rest on him, since all else has failed.

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

The choice rests with you.

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