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Translation of "rest" - English-Russian dictionary

rest

verb
 
 
/rest/
B1 [I] to relax or sleep because you are tired after doing an activity or because you are ill
отдыхать
Pete's resting after his long drive.Sleep and sleepingStaying and remainingWaiting
rest your eyes/feet/legs, etc B2 to stop using your eyes/feet, etc for a while because they are tired
давать отдых глазам/ногам и т. д.
Pauses and interludes
rest (sth) on/against, etc If something rests somewhere, or if you rest it somewhere, it is supported by something else.
опираться, облокачиваться на что-либо
She rested her elbows on the table. →  See also rest on your laurels Physical supports and supportingArches, columns and beams
(Definition of rest verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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