Definitions For Rest


  • Freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
  • A support on which things can be put
  • A musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
  • Something left after other parts have been taken away
  • Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
  • A state of inaction
  • A pause for relaxation
  • To stop doing work or an activity : to spend time relaxing, sleeping, or doing nothing after you have been active or doing work
  • To give rest to (someone)
  • To stop using (something) so that it can become strong again


  • Be at rest
  • Stay the same; remain in a certain state
  • Take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
  • Give a rest to
  • Rest on or as if on a pillow
  • Sit, as on a branch
  • Not move; be in a resting position
  • Put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying
  • Be inactive, refrain from acting
  • Be inherent or innate in
  • Have a place in relation to something else

Is Rest a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Rest is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 4 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Rest in a Sentence

  • We will not rest until we discover the truth.
  • The workers were resting in the shade.
  • He is resting comfortably after his ordeal.

Synonyms for Rest

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