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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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