Synonyms of repose in English:

repose


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noun

1‘in repose, her face still showed signs of the strain she had been under’

SYNONYMS
rest, relaxation, inactivity, restfulness, stillness, idleness
sleep, slumber
ANTONYMS

work, activity

2‘true repose can never be found in that house’

SYNONYMS
peace, peace and quiet, peacefulness, quiet, quietness, quietude, calm, calmness, tranquillity, stillness
leisure, ease, respite, time off, breathing space
ANTONYMS

stress, strain

3‘such a depth of repose in so young a man’

SYNONYMS
composure, calmness, serenity, tranquillity, equanimity, peace of mind
poise, self-possession, aplomb, self-assurance, dignity
ANTONYMS

agitation


verb

1‘the diamond reposed on a bed of plum velvet’

SYNONYMS
lie, be placed, be set, be situated, be positioned, be supported, rest

2‘the beds on which we were to repose’

SYNONYMS
lie, lie down, recline, stretch out
rest, relax, sleep, slumber, take one's ease
literary couch

3‘perhaps Jessica had not realized how much trust he had reposed in her’

SYNONYMS
put, place, lay, lodge, set, consign, invest, entrust