Repose



noun
1.
the state of reposing or being at rest; rest; sleep.
2.
peace; tranquillity; calm.
3.
dignified calmness, as of manner; composure.
4.
absence of movement, animation, etc.:
When in repose, her face recalls the Mona Lisa.
verb (used without object), reposed, reposing.
5.
to lie or be at rest, as from work, activity, etc.
6.
to lie dead:
His body will repose in the chapel for two days.
7.
to be peacefully calm and quiet:
The sea reposed under the tropical sun.
8.
to lie or rest on something.
9.
Archaic. to depend or rely on a person or thing.
verb (used with object), reposed, reposing.
10.
to lay to rest; rest; refresh by rest (often used reflexively).
verb (used with object), reposed, reposing.
1.
to put (confidence, trust, etc.) in a person or thing.
2.
to put under the authority or at the disposal of a person.
3.
Archaic. to deposit.
verb (used with or without object), re-posed, re-posing.
1.
to pose again.
noun
1.
a state of quiet restfulness; peace or tranquillity
2.
dignified calmness of manner; composure
verb
3.
to place (oneself or one’s body) in a state of quiet relaxation; lie or lay down at rest
4.
(intransitive) to lie when dead, as in the grave
5.
(intransitive; foll by on, in, etc) (formal) to take support (from) or be based (on): your plan reposes on a fallacy
verb (transitive)
1.
to put (trust or confidence) in a person or thing
2.
to place or put (an object) somewhere

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