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What does the acronym rest stand for?
REST abbreviation definitions:
seating, bottom, bed, prop, ground, holder, pedestal, pediment, shelf, pillar, groundwork, footing, trestle, seat, basis, support, stand.
soles, under side, underbelly, under-sides, underbellies, deepest part, nadir, pediment, lowest part, nether portion, undersurface.
placidity, patience, calmness, peacefulness, equanimity, stillness, composure, poise.
screaming halt, break-off, Desistance, breakoff, grinding halt, let-up.
beanbags, fender, beanbag, squab, head-rest, headrest, squabs, woolsacks, bumper, bumpers, head-rests, headrests, Woolsack.
demise, release, death.
counter-balance, counter-balances, equipoise, steadying.
gaps, cloves, ravine, Interspace.
standstill, lethargy, hibernation, passiveness, stagnation, inaction.
respite, dreaminess, lull, letup, downtime, quietude, holiday, sleep, time off, cessation, relaxation, standstill, breather, hush, stop, pause, silence, leisure, halt, quiet, composure, ease, refreshment, forty winks, relief, recreation, interlude, breathing space, stay, vacation, nap, repose, calmness, coffee break, motionlessness, slumber, stillness, recess, quiescence, comfort, tranquillity, intermission, peace, somnolence, calm, siesta, doze, cutoff, idleness, interval, break.
leisure, relaxation, convenience, ease.
deadness, inertness, idleness, dormancy, fixedness, motionlessness, stagnancy, languor, inactivity, immobility.
odds and ends
etcetera, bits and pieces, sundries, novelties, scraps, sundry items, this and that, miscellaneous paraphernalia, motleys, Olio.
quiet, orderliness, armistice, truce, nonresistance, tranquility, friendliness, nonaggression, calm, repose, accord, peace, cease-fire, quiescence, placidness, serenity, order, neutrality, concord, quietness, amity.
soundlessness, dead air.
lightenings, extrications, extrication, Allayment, mollification, load off one's mind, palliatives, palliative, palliation.
remainder of something
Orts, overplus, remnant, rump, odds and ends, others, remains, superfluity, bottom of barrel, residum, dregs, dross, residue, excess, residual, balance, surplus, Leavings, leftovers, heel.
holiday, vacation, furlough.
parings, scourings, shavings.
respite, residuum, take a breather, relief, quietus, perch, pillow, eternal sleep, sleep, residue, breathe, eternal rest, catch one's breath, rest period, roost, ease, repose, reside, residual, stay, remainder, relaxation, lie, remain.
fulcrum, flotation, stave, support, Fulcra, stiffener, sustentation, stilts, stiffeners, flotations, stilt, Fulcrums.
timeout, short break, time out.
be calm; sleep
ease up, spell, ease off, let down, loaf, unbend, slack, lounge, snooze, take it easy, laze, relax, nod, slack off, loll, be at ease, slacken, drowse, idle, be comfortable, lie still, refresh oneself, breathe, wind down, lie by, take life easy, take five, compose oneself, unwind, lie down, recline, sit down, stretch out, let up, dream, take time out, unlax, put feet up, take a break, lean, take ten, take a nap.
base, count, predicate, rely, establish, turn, lie, be contingent, reside, be seated on, be dependent, hang, be based, found, be upheld, be founded.
stand still, roost, be supported, lay, be quiet, sit, settle.
subside, fix, disengagement, stay, settle, sleep, slumber, stagnate, tranquilize, stand, settle down, pause, mark time, still, becalm, wait, vegetate.
immobilize, stop, hibernate, idle.
Examples of usage:
– Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
– The Pursuit of the House-Boat by John Kendrick Bangs
– Greylorn by John Keith Laumer
– Between the Lines by Boyd Cable
– Juana by Honore de Balzac