Definitions of repose

  1. To rest; to lie; to rest in confidence.
  2. To put to rest; refresh by rest.
  3. To trust; confide.
  4. To lie; recline; rest.
  5. To place in a position to rest; refresh by rest; to cause to depend; with in or on; as, to repose confidence in God.
  6. To lay at rest: to compose: to place in trust ( with on or in).
  7. To lay at rest; place in trust.
  8. To lie at rest; to rest.
  9. Figuratively, to remain or abide restfully without anxiety or alarms.
  10. To lie; to be supported; as, trap reposing on sand.
  11. To sleep; to lie at rest; to confide; to be calm or peaceful.
  12. To rest: to sleep: to rest in confidence ( with on or upon): to lie.
  13. To rest; sleep.
  14. put in a horizontal position; " lay the books on the table"; " lay the patient carefully onto the bed"
  15. put or confide something in a person or thing; " These philosophers reposed the law in the people"
  16. to put something ( eg trust) in something; " The nation reposed its confidence in the King"
  17. lie when dead; " Mao reposes in his mausoleum"
  18. To cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to deposit; to lay down; to lodge; to reposit.
  19. To place, have, or rest; to set; to intrust.
  20. A lying at rest; sleep; rest; quiet.
  21. Rest of mind; tranquillity; freedom from uneasiness; also, a composed manner or deportment.
  22. A rest; a pause.
  23. To lay at rest; to cause to be calm or quiet; to compose; to rest, - often reflexive; as, to repose one's self on a couch.
  24. That harmony or moderation which affords rest for the eye; - opposed to the scattering and division of a subject into too many unconnected parts, and also to anything which is overstrained; as, a painting may want repose.
  25. To lay at rest; to lay; to place in confidence.
  26. To lay or be at rest; to place or rest in, as confidence; to sleep; to recline; to rely, with in or on.
  27. the absence of mental stress or anxiety
  28. a disposition free from stress or emotion
  29. lean in a comfortable resting position; " He was reposing on the couch"
  30. Sleep; rest; calmness; ease of manner.
  31. A lying at rest: sleep: quiet: rest of mind: ( fine art) that harmony which gives rest to the eye.
  32. The act of reposing; rest; sleep. reposal.
  33. Calmness; composure.
  34. A lying at rest; state of sleep; rest of mind; cause of rest; a rest or pause; quietude of colour and treatment in a work of art. See Repone.
  35. State of sleep; rest; quiet; rest of mind; in paint., certain parts in the composition of a picture which seem to tranquillise its aspect.