Variant of repose
Origin: L Middle English reposen from Old French reposer from Late Latin repausare from Classical Latin re-, again plush Late Latin pausare: see pose
- to lie at rest
- to rest from work, travel, exercise, etc.
- to rest in death or a grave
- to lie quiet and calm
- to lie, rest, or be supported: shale reposing on a bed of limestone
- Archaic to have trust (in); rely (on or upon)
- a reposing, or resting
- peace of mind; freedom from worry or troubles
- calm or ease of manner; composure
- calm; tranquillity; peace
- harmony of form or color, giving an effect of tranquillity, as in painting
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