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rest noun

ADJ. complete | good, long | little, short | well-deserved, well-earned | bed She's on complete bed rest, antibiotics and plenty of fluids.

VERB + REST find (formal), get, have, take Her heart would find no rest until she knew the truth. Get some rest while you can. I had a good long rest before the party. | need | come to The ball rolled down the hill and came to rest against a tree.

REST + NOUN day, period | area | home

PREP. at ~ At rest (= when not moving) the insect looks like a dead leaf. | ~ from The doctor advised him to take a complete rest from football.

PHRASES a day of rest