What is another word for resting?

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Adjective
In a state of inactivity or repose, either physical or mental
Adjective
Situated
Adjective
Inactive
Adjective
Inactive, quiet, at rest
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Adjective
Lying down, horizontal or flat
Adjective
Filling a place
Adjective
(of a person) Without money, a job, or a place to live
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Lounging
Adjective
(of farmland) Plowed and harrowed, but left for a period without being sown
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Wanting to avoid activity or exertion
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Staying
Noun
An instance or period of sleep, napping or resting
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Resting on your oars
Verb
Present participle for to relax or be at ease
“I will need to rest at some stage to regain my stamina and energy.”
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Present participle for to cease or cause to cease from motion or exertion
“Work hard until the end of the day. Then you can rest.”
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Present participle for to place for support or steadying
“This is the kind of swanky establishment where they even have little stools for you to rest your handbag on.”
Verb
(rest on/upon) Present participle for to be based on
“Classification appears to rest upon too narrow a foundation when it is chiefly based on structure.”
Verb
Present participle for to be placed or supported so as to stay in a specified position
“The awkward way his hands would rest on the keyboard would result in many accidental clicks.”
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Present participle for to remain or be left in a specified condition
“Parents can rest assured that their child will be given the best education available at this school.”
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