Spanish translation of “rest”
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rest noun /rest/
› a (usually short) period of not working etc after, or between periods of, effort; (a period of) freedom from worries etc
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
He needs a good night’s rest. › something which holds or supports
a book-rest a headrest on a car seat. › a state of not moving
The machine is at rest. restful adjective › bringing rest
a restful holiday. › (of colours, music etc) causing a person to feel calm and relaxed
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 ›
restfulness noun ›
restless adjective › always moving; showing signs of worry, boredom, impatience etc
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
a restless night. restlessly adverb ›
restlessness noun ›
rest home noun › a place where old people live and are cared for; nursing home, old people’s home.
rest room noun › (American ) a toilet in a theatre/theater, factory etc.
at rest › free from pain, worry etc.
come to rest › to stop moving
The ball came to rest under a tree. lay to rest › to bury (someone) in a grave
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
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.