Brighten your day with a red painted collapsible holder. And all the rest definition of and all the rest by. Rest yourself on the couch for a while, if youre tired. I need a few minutes at rest after doing all that work in the garden. Change your default dictionary to american english. Rest here awhile before traveling on left without further investigation. Rest definition, the refreshing quiet or repose of sleep. Rest bakers evangelical dictionary of biblical theology. There is optimism, he said, but scotland remained behind the rest of the uk and the recovery is fragile. Rest dictionary definition rest defined yourdictionary. Beginning as a part of his newscasts during the second world war and then premiering as its own series on the abc radio networks on may 10, 1976, the rest of the story consisted of stories presented as littleknown or forgotten facts on a variety of subjects with some key element of the story. Information and translations of bookrest in the most.
A tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the oxford english dictionary paperback october 11, 2016. After 5 days studying the script, jane is now off book, and can concentrate on gesture more. Interestingly, the primary meaning of this word is not rest, in terms of relaxing or rejuvenating, but to desist from exertion or to cease. The rest is used to refer to all the parts of something or all the things in a group that.
Beginning with a few introductory pages diffenbaugh writes that, in every culture throughout time, flowers have been central to the human experience. In british english break is a period of time between lessons. You must there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are. To lay or set someone or something down inside of something. Book rest definition, a support for an open book, usually holding it at a slight angle. Lets assume that in case one i do not know how many pages a book contain. A carved, vintage book stand perfect for your favorite sacred text.
Book rest definition of book rest by the free dictionary. I was worried that my mother was mad at me until she called and put my mind at rest. Bookrest noun definition and synonyms macmillan dictionary. Search the rest of them and thousands of other words in english definition and synonym dictionary from reverso. Much of the rest of the world remained as either economic or political colonies of the dominant powers. The first rest mentioned is the rest the first generation of israelites failed to enter, namely entrance into the promised land and rest from its enemies hebrews 3. Learn more in the cambridge englishchinese simplified dictionary.
Bookrest definition is a support that holds a book while it is being read. One of the most powerful move in the super smash bros. Rest of the things is used when we do not know the quantity of things on the other hand, remaining is used when the quantity of things is known to us. Dictionary entry details restful adjective sense 1. Synonyms for bookrest at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Cessation of motion or action of any kind, and applicable to any body or being.
Colloquial expression to give something a rest to stop talking about it is first recorded 1927, american english. A victorian flower dictionary by mandy kirkby and vanessa diffenbaugh is a wonderful companion to diffenbaughs novel, the language of flowers. Cessation of motion or action of any kind, and applicable to any body or being as rest from labor rest from mental exertion rest of body or mind. Rest in the above sense is of frequent occurrence, and is the translation of several words with various applications and shades of meaning, chiefly of the words given above. Wikipedia, lexilogos, oxford, cambridge, chambers harrap, wordreference, collins lexibase dictionaries, merriam webster. From longman dictionary of contemporary english examples from the corpus rest try and give your ankle a rest so it will heal better. Rest meaning of rest by lexico oxford english dictionary.
Definition of reset written for english language learners from the merriamwebster learners dictionary with audio pronunciations, usage examples, and countnoncount noun labels. For the rest meaning in the cambridge english dictionary. Definition and synonyms of rest with from the online english dictionary from macmillan education this is the british english definition of rest with. Rest bakers evangelical dictionary of biblical theology online. Resting in such opulent surroundings really does wonders for ones mental wellbeing. The act of sleeping or relaxing in order to rejuvenate.
Rest is relaxation, sleep or the feeling brought on by enough sleep. There are several kinds of rest referred to in hebrews. To sit or lie in something or some place in order to recuperate or recover ones energy. Book publishing article about book publishing by the free. Rest n e most uses of the noun and verb in the bible are nontheological. Ive been resting in bed for most of the day, but i dont really feel any better. Definition noun something left after other parts have been taken away synonyms. For a lot of kids, harry potter and the sorcerers stone was their first experience of really falling in love with a book, or a collection of printed words or illustrations bound together. Bookrest definition and meaning collins english dictionary. From longman dictionary of contemporary english the rest the rest remainbe left what is left after everything or everyone else has gone or been used, dealt with, or mentioned remainder, leftovers you carry these two bags, and ill bring the rest.
Definition and synonyms of rest with from the online english dictionary from macmillan education. To rest means to relax into something and let it support you. Rest definition and meaning collins english dictionary. The rest of the novel remains intact for audiences who like the movie and want to know what happens to these characters. And all the rest definition of and all the rest by medical. The meaning support, thing upon which something rests is attested from 1580s. This is the british english definition of rest with. You can complete the definition of the rest of them given by the english definition dictionary with other english dictionaries. Its finally quiet in here with that machine at rest. Most uses of the noun and verb in the bible are nontheological. Historically, it came to refer to the issuing of printed materials, such as books, magazines, periodicals, and the like. Bookrest noun meaning, pronunciation and more by macmillan dictionary. Two of the attackers were killed, and the rest escaped. Designed in the shape of an open book sitting on a rehal, foldable book rest used for placing holy books during recitation.152 124 645 1105 1486 1056 1055 408 724 336 320 1198 694 872 638 766 1289 1445 1352 905 920 857 168 198 966 1213 1213 224 578 971 535 1240 1052 1051 678 1242 879 1388 946 777