Definitions for the word, rest

(n.) A place where one may rest, either temporarily, as in an inn, or permanently, as, in an abode.

(n.) A projection from the right side of the cuirass, serving to support the lance.

(n.) A set or game at tennis.

(n.) A short pause in reading verse; a c/sura.

(n.) A state of quiet or repose; a cessation from motion or labor; tranquillity; as, rest from mental exertion; rest of body or mind.

(n.) 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.

(n.) Hence, freedom from everything which wearies or disturbs; peace; security.

(n.) Silence in music or in one of its parts; the name of the character that stands for such silence. They are named as notes are, whole, half, quarter,etc.

(n.) Sleep; slumber; hence, poetically, death.

(n.) That on which anything rests or leans for support; as, a rest in a lathe, for supporting the cutting tool or steadying the work.

(n.) That which is left, or which remains after the separation of a part, either in fact or in contemplation; remainder; residue.

(n.) The striking of a balance at regular intervals in a running account.

(n.) Those not included in a proposition or description; the remainder; others.

(n.) To be free from whanever wearies or disturbs; to be quiet or still.

(n.) To be satisfied; to acquiesce.

(n.) To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion.

(n.) To lean in confidence; to trust; to rely; to repose without anxiety; as, to rest on a man's promise.

(n.) To lie; to repose; to recline; to lan; as, to rest on a couch.

(n.) To sleep; to slumber; hence, poetically, to be dead.

(n.) To stand firm; to be fixed; to be supported; as, a column rests on its pedestal.

(v. i.) To be left; to remain; to continue to be.

(v. t.) To arrest.

(v. t.) To lay or place at rest; to quiet.

(v. t.) To place, as on a support; to cause to lean.

12 words found in the Scrabble word, rest

Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points Information
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