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Translation of "rest" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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