repose n

see repose, v.

  1. Rest; relaxation; state of quiet or peaceful inaction; [fig.] death; final act of resting.
  2. Calm; leisure; peacefulness; absence of activity.
  3. Place of rest; location at which relaxation can take place.

repose [-d] v

Fr. reposer < late L. re- + pausāre, to halt, cease.

  1. Recline; lie down; stretch out; lay (oneself) to rest; lodge (one) for the night.