English definition of “rest”
› [I] to relax or sleep because you are tired after doing an activity or because you are ill: Pete's resting after his long drive.
rest your eyes/feet/legs, etc › to stop using your eyes/feet, etc for a while because they are tired
rest (sth) on/against, etc › If something rests somewhere, or if you rest it somewhere, it is supported by something else: She rested her elbows on the table. → See also rest on your laurels