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  • Reposing — Repose Re*pose (r[ e]*p[=o]z ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reposed} ( p?zd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reposing}.] [F. reposer; L. pref. re re + pausare to pause. See {Pause}, {Pose}, v.] 1. To cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to deposit; to lay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reposing — Synonyms and related words: accumbent, asleep, asleep in Jesus, at rest, bereft of life, breathless, called home, calm, carrion, cloistered, cool, couchant, couche, crawling, croaked, dead, dead and gone, death struck, deceased, decumbent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reposing — re·pose || rɪ pəʊz n. rest, relaxation; sleep; tranquility, peacefulness; stillness, absence of movement v. rest, relax; place on or against something; lie down, recline …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reposing — spongier …   Anagrams dictionary

  • reposing — …   Useful english dictionary

  • reposing room — noun : a room (as in a funeral home) used for the viewing of the deceased by mourners …   Useful english dictionary

  • spongier — reposing …   Anagrams dictionary

  • repose — repose1 [ri pōz′] vt. reposed, reposing [LME reposen < OFr reposer < LL repausare < L re , again + LL pausare: see POSE1] to lay or place for rest: often reflexive [to repose oneself on a bed] vi. 1. to lie at rest 2. to rest fro …   English World dictionary

  • repose — I. verb (reposed; reposing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French reposer, from Late Latin repausare, from Latin re + Late Latin pausare to stop, from Latin pausa pause Date: 15th century transitive verb to lay at rest intransitive verb 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • repose — repose1 reposedly /ri poh zid lee/, adv. reposedness, n. reposer, n. /ri pohz /, n., v., reposed, reposing. n. 1. the state of reposing or being at rest; rest; sleep. 2. peace; tranquillity; calm. 3. dignified calmness, as of manner; composure …   Universalium


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