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rest on
(of a look) alight or be steadily directed on.
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rest on
be based on; depend on.
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  • Rest — Rest, n. [AS. rest, r[ae]st, rest; akin to D. rust, G. rast. OHG. rasta, Dan. & Sw. rast rest, repose, Icel. r[ o]st the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. razn house, Icel. rann, and perhaps to G. ruhe …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rest — (von lateinisch: restare = „übrig bleiben“/„übrigbleiben“, aus: re = „zurück“, „wieder“ sowie stare = „stehen“; spätmittelhochdeutsch: rest[e]; italienisch: resto = „übrig bleibender Geldbetrag“) bedeutet allgemein etwas, das übrig geblieben ist …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rest — (r[e^]st), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Resting}.] [AS. restan. See {Rest}, n.] 1. To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion. [1913 Webster] God . . .… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • REST — (von lateinisch re stare = übrig bleiben) bedeutet allgemein etwas, das übrig geblieben ist sowie in der Mathematik das, was bei der Division übrigbleibt, siehe Division mit Rest in der Chemie das Gegenstück zur funktionellen Gruppe eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rest — Rest, v. t. 1. To lay or place at rest; to quiet. [1913 Webster] Your piety has paid All needful rites, to rest my wandering shade. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To place, as on a support; to cause to lean. [1913 Webster] Her weary head upon your… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rest — Rest, n. [F. reste, fr. rester to remain, L. restare to stay back, remain; pref. re re + stare to stand, stay. See {Stand}, and cf. {Arrest}, {Restive}.] (With the definite article.) 1. That which is left, or which remains after the separation of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rest — Rest, v. i. [F. rester. See {Rest} remainder.] To be left; to remain; to continue to be. [1913 Webster] The affairs of men rest still uncertain. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rest — (r[e^]st), v. t. [For arrest.] To arrest. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rest — To rest means to relax or take time off; see leisure or nap.Rest or REST may also refer to:* Rest (album), a 2008 album by Gregor Samsa * Rest (music), a pause in a piece of music * Rest (physics), the relation between two observers * RE1… …   Wikipedia

  • ReST — reStructuredText (kurz: ReST) ist eine Auszeichnungssprache (Markup) mit dem Ziel, in der reinen Textform besonders lesbar zu sein. Weiterhin soll reStructuredText leicht in andere Formate umwandelbar sein. Die derzeitige Version (0.4)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • rest — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German rasta rest and perhaps to Old High German ruowa calm Date: before 12th century 1. repose, sleep; specifically a bodily state characterized by minimal functional and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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