Translation of "rest" - English-Russian dictionary


verb uk /rest/ us

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

давать отдых глазам/ногам и т. д.
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

(Translation of “rest verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)