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Spanish translation of “rest”

rest

noun /rest/
a (usually short ) period of not working etc after, or between periods of, effort ; (a period of) freedom from worries etc
descanso , reposo
Digging the garden is hard work – let’s stop for a rest Let’s have/take a rest I need a rest from all these problems – I’m going to take a week’s holiday .
sleep
descanso , sueño
He needs a good night’s rest.
something which holds or supports
apoyo , soporte
a book-rest a headrest on a car seat .
a state of not moving
en reposo
The machine is at rest.
restful adjective bringing rest
reposado , descansado
a restful holiday .
(of colours , music etc) causing a person to feel calm and relaxed
relajante
Some people find blue a restful colour After a hard day’s work , I like to listen to some restful music .
relaxed
relajado , tranquilo ; descansado
at rest: The patient seems more restful now.
restfully adverb
reposadamente
restfulness noun
tranquilidad
restless adjective always moving ; showing signs of worry , boredom , impatience etc
inquieto , agitado
a restless child He’s been doing the same job for years now and he’s beginning to get restless.
during which a person does not sleep
intranquilo
a restless night .
restlessly adverb
intranquilamente
restlessness noun
intranquilidad , nerviosismo
rest home noun a place where old people live and are cared for; nursing home , old people’s home .
Asilo
rest room noun (American ) a toilet in a theatre / theater , factory etc.
servicios , lavabos
at rest free from pain , worry etc.
en paz
come to rest to stop moving
pararse , detenerse
The ball came to rest under a tree .
lay to rest to bury (someone) in a grave
enterrar
She was laid to rest in the vault of St George’s Chapel .
let the matter rest to stop discussing etc a matter .
dejar / quedar el asunto ahí
rest assured to be certain
quedarse tranquilo
You may rest assured that we will take your views into consideration .
set someone’s mind at rest to take away a person’s worries about something
tranquilizar a alguien
We set her mind at rest by promising to call her as soon as we arrived .
(Definition of rest from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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