Definition of "Rest" :
noun: freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
noun: a support on which things can be put
"The gun was steadied on a special rest."
noun: a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration
noun: something left after other parts have been taken away
"He threw away the rest."
noun: euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
"She was laid to rest beside her husband."
noun: a state of inaction
"A body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon."
noun: a pause for relaxation
"People actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests."
verb: be at rest
verb: stay the same; remain in a certain state
verb: take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
verb: give a rest to
"He rested his bad leg."
verb: rest on or as if on a pillow
verb: sit, as on a branch
verb: not move; be in a resting position
verb: put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying
"Rest your head on my shoulder."
verb: be inactive, refrain from acting
"The committee is resting over the summer."
verb: be inherent or innate in
verb: have a place in relation to something else
"The responsibility rests with the Allies."