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Definition of Rest

Rest
Rest Rest (r?st), v. t. [For arrest.] To arrest. [Obs.]
Rest
Rest Rest, v. t. 1. To lay or place at rest; to quiet. Your piety has paid All needful rites, to rest my wandering shade. --Dryden. 2. To place, as on a support; to cause to lean. Her weary head upon your bosom rest. --Waller.
Rest
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 a part, either in fact or in contemplation; remainder; residue. Religion gives part of its reward in hand, the present comfort of having done our duty, and, for the rest, it offers us the best security that Heaven can give. --Tillotson. 2. Those not included in a proposition or description; the remainder; others. ``Plato and the rest of the philosophers.' --Bp. Stillingfleet. Armed like the rest, the Trojan prince appears. --DRyden. 3. (Com.) A surplus held as a reserved fund by a bank to equalize its dividends, etc.; in the Bank of England, the balance of assets above liabilities. [Eng.] Syn: Remainder; overplus; surplus; remnant; residue; reserve; others.
Rest
Rest Rest, v. i. [F. rester. See Rest remainder.] To be left; to remain; to continue to be. The affairs of men rest still uncertain. --Shak.

Meaning of Rest from wikipedia

- (REST) is a software architectural style that defines a set of constraints to be used for creating Web services. Web services that conform to the REST...
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- reStructuredText (RST, ReST, or reST) is a file format for textual data used primarily in the Python programming language community for technical do****entation...
- The phrase "Rest in peace", RIP, from Latin Requiescat in pace (Cl****ical Latin: [re.kʷiˈeːs.kat ɪn ˈpaːke], Ecclesiastical Latin: [re.kwiˈɛs.kat in ˈpa...
- A rest is an interval of silence in a piece of music, marked by a symbol indicating the length of the pause. Each rest symbol and name corresponds with...
- Rabbit at Rest is a 1990 novel by John Up****. It is the fourth and final novel in a series beginning with Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; and Rabbit Is Rich...
- Rest is a compilation album released by the Scottish band Deacon Blue in October 2012. It is part of the band's catalogue reissue program. The Rest,...
- "Ain't No Rest for the Wicked" is the third single by the American rock band Cage the Elephant. It was released as a CD single on June 16, 2008 by Relentless...
- Data at rest in information technology means inactive data that is stored physically in any digital form (e.g. databases, data warehouses, spreadsheets...
- No Rest for the Wicked is the fifth studio album by English heavy metal vocalist Ozzy Osbourne. It was released on September 28, 1988, and was re-issued...
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