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Part of speech: Noun

A ceasing from motion or labor; quiet; peace; repose; sleep; hence, death; place of quiet or repose; in music, a period of silence and its sign; a short pause in reading; that on which anything leans for support; the rest, a remainder; the others.

Part of speech: Verb

To stop moving or acting; be quiet; to take repose; sleep; be dead; be at peace; to trust; be supported; stand; lean; to remain in one place.

Part of speech: Verb

Cause to cease from labor; cause to take repose; place on a support; lay; lean; to base or ground.

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