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rest

verb
to sleep; to lie or sit quietly in order to get new strength or energy, or because one is tired
descansar, reposar(se)
Mother is resting at the moment.
to (make or allow to) lean, lie, sit, remain etc on or against something
descansar sobre, apoyar(se)
Her head rested on his shoulder He rested his hand on her arm Her gaze rested on the jewels.
to relax, be calm etc
relajarse, estar tranquilo
I will never rest until I know the murderer has been caught.
to (allow to) depend on
depender de
Our hopes now rest on him, since all else has failed.
(with with) (of a duty etc) to belong to
corresponder
The choice rests with you.
(Definition of rest from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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