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At the heart of banking is a suicidal strategy. Banks take money from the public or each other on call, skim it for their own reward and then lock the rest up in volatile, insecure and illiquid loans that at times they cannot redeem without public aid.
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Meaning of "rest" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD REST

Old English ræst, reste, of Germanic origin; related to Gothic rasta a mile, Old Norse röst mile.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF REST

rest  [rɛst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rest is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb rest in English.

WHAT DOES REST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Rest

Rest may refer to: ▪ Leisure ▪ Human relaxation ▪ Sleep Rest may also refer to: ▪ Rest, a pause in a piece of music ▪ Rest, the relation between two observers ▪ Rest, a 2008 album by Gregor Samsa ▪ Rest, Irish instrumental doom metal band ▪ Rest, Kansas, a community in the United States ▪ Bank reserves, holdings in accounts at the Bank of England, plus cash in bank vaults ▪ Support ▪ Rest or mechanical bridge, a device supporting a cue stick on long shots in snooker, billiards and pool games ▪ Arm rest ▪ Head rest ▪ Footrest ▪ Leg rest REST written as an abbreviation may refer to: ▪ RE1-silencing transcription factor, a human gene ▪ Replica Exchange with Solute Tempering, an enhanced sampling technique in Molecular Dynamics ▪ Representational State Transfer, a software architecture for distributed systems, including RESTful web services ▪ Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique, a sensory...

Definition of rest in the English dictionary

The first definition of rest in the dictionary is relaxation from exertion or labour. Other definition of rest is repose; sleep. Rest is also any relief or refreshment, as from worry or something troublesome.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO REST

PRESENT

Present
I rest
you rest
he/she/it rests
we rest
you rest
they rest
Present continuous
I am resting
you are resting
he/she/it is resting
we are resting
you are resting
they are resting
Present perfect
I have rested
you have rested
he/she/it has rested
we have rested
you have rested
they have rested
Present perfect continuous
I have been resting
you have been resting
he/she/it has been resting
we have been resting
you have been resting
they have been resting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I rested
you rested
he/she/it rested
we rested
you rested
they rested
Past continuous
I was resting
you were resting
he/she/it was resting
we were resting
you were resting
they were resting
Past perfect
I had rested
you had rested
he/she/it had rested
we had rested
you had rested
they had rested
Past perfect continuous
I had been resting
you had been resting
he/she/it had been resting
we had been resting
you had been resting
they had been resting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will rest
you will rest
he/she/it will rest
we will rest
you will rest
they will rest
Future continuous
I will be resting
you will be resting
he/she/it will be resting
we will be resting
you will be resting
they will be resting
Future perfect
I will have rested
you will have rested
he/she/it will have rested
we will have rested
you will have rested
they will have rested
Future perfect continuous
I will have been resting
you will have been resting
he/she/it will have been resting
we will have been resting
you will have been resting
they will have been resting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would rest
you would rest
he/she/it would rest
we would rest
you would rest
they would rest
Conditional continuous
I would be resting
you would be resting
he/she/it would be resting
we would be resting
you would be resting
they would be resting
Conditional perfect
I would have rest
you would have rest
he/she/it would have rest
we would have rest
you would have rest
they would have rest
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been resting
you would have been resting
he/she/it would have been resting
we would have been resting
you would have been resting
they would have been resting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you rest
we let´s rest
you rest
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to rest
Past participle
rested
Present Participle
resting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REST


arrest
əˈrɛst
best
bɛst
breast
brɛst
Budapest
ˌbjuːdəˈpɛst
chest
tʃɛst
contest
ˈkɒntɛst
dressed
drɛst
est
ɛst
fest
fɛst
guest
ɡɛst
invest
ɪnˈvɛst
jest
dʒɛst
northwest
ˌnɔːθˈwɛst
processed
ˈprəʊsɛst
quest
kwɛst
request
rɪˈkwɛst
southwest
ˌsaʊθˈwɛst
suggest
səˈdʒɛst
test
tɛst
west
wɛst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REST

ressentiment
rest area
rest camp
rest centre
rest day
rest mass
rest on one´s laurels
rest on one´s oars
rest period
rest room
rest stop
rest-cure
rest-home
restabilise
restabilize
restable
restack
restaff
restage
restamp

WORDS THAT END LIKE REST

artiest
at the earliest
at the latest
biggest
easiest
finest
for the best
forest
greatest
harvest
honest
hottest
interest
latest
on request
the best
the greatest
the latest
the rest
the west

Synonyms and antonyms of rest in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «REST»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «rest» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of rest

Translation of «rest» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REST

Find out the translation of rest to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of rest from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rest» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

休息
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

resto
570 millions of speakers

English

rest
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बाकी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

راحَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отдых
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

resto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিশ্রাম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

repos
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berehat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pause
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

休み
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

나머지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngaso
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phần còn lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஓய்வு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उर्वरित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dinlenme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

riposo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odpoczynek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

решта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rest
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υπόλοιπο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

res
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vilopaus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rest
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rest

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REST»

The term «rest» is very widely used and occupies the 2.131 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REST» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «rest» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «rest» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rest

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10 QUOTES WITH «REST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word rest.
1
Tom Allen
But like the rest of the country, Maine has reached an impasse, for most of the mercury that fouls our skies, waters and land comes from outside our borders.
2
Samantha Bee
If I could live in New York the rest of my life, I absolutely would, but it's also prohibitively expensive and you have to be working. New York is a lot nicer when you have a job.
3
Ray Bradbury
Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spent the rest of the day putting the pieces together.
4
Marshall Brickman
New York and Los Angeles are really one city, and the rest of the country is America.
5
James Buchan
At the heart of banking is a suicidal strategy. Banks take money from the public or each other on call, skim it for their own reward and then lock the rest up in volatile, insecure and illiquid loans that at times they cannot redeem without public aid.
6
Julie Burchill
I almost choke on my popcorn when I hear film stars, who walk on red carpets as much as the rest of us do on zebra crossings, criticising youngsters who crave fame.
7
Willa Cather
The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always.
8
J. C. Chandor
Just making a movie the way 'All is Lost' had to be made was a great experience, because it was structured differently than any other film I will make for the rest of my life.
9
Stephen Chbosky
I want to be an author/director and I'm writing my second book now and I want to make a movie of it, and I hope I get to do this for the rest of my life.
10
Nick Clooney
Those who actually hate animals to the point of being cruel to them are outcasts to the rest of us, no matter where in the world they live.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REST»

Discover the use of rest in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rest and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
REST in Practice: Hypermedia and Systems Architecture
In this insightful book, three SOA experts provide a down-to-earth explanation of REST and demonstrate how you can develop simple and elegant distributed hypermedia systems by applying the Web's guiding principles to common enterprise ...
Jim Webber, Savas Parastatidis, Ian Robinson, 2010
2
REST in Practice: Hypermedia and Systems Architecture
This book offers a down-to-earth explanation of REST, with techniques and examples that show you how to design and implement integration solutions using the REST architectural style.
Jim Webber, Savas Parastatidis, Ian Robinson, 2010
3
Civilization: The West and the Rest
Boldly argued and teeming with memorable characters, this is Ferguson at his very best.
Niall Ferguson, 2011
4
Origins: How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of ...
Paul presents an in-depth examination of how personalities are formed by biological, social, and emotional factors.
Annie Murphy Paul, 2010
5
Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton
Thus the core of the work describes the development of the calculus, the experimentation that altered the direction of the science of optics, and especially the investigations in celestial dynamics that led to the law of universal ...
Richard S. Westfall, 1983
6
REST API Design Rulebook
This brief guide provides next steps for implementing complex projects on simple and extensible foundations.
Mark Masse, 2011
7
The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century
The Rest Is Noise takes the reader inside the labyrinth of modern sound.
Alex Ross, 2007
8
The Power of Rest: Why Sleep Alone Is Not Enough. A 30-Day ...
Our hearts, minds, and central nervous systems are overloaded, and we've long forgotten the feeling of being truly refreshed. The Power of Rest is the much-needed antidote to our frenetic modern pace.
Matthew Edlund, 2010
9
Effective REST Services via .NET: For .NET Framework 3.5
Long-time .NET and Web services developers and authors Kenn Scribner and Scott Seely explain why REST fits so smoothly into the Internet ecosystem, why RESTful services are so much easier to build, what it means to be RESTful, and how to ...
Kenn Scribner, Scott Seely, 2009
10
RESTful Java Web Services: Master Core REST Concepts and ...
Master core REST concepts and create RESTful web services in Java.
Jose Sandoval, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rest is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Fire at Auckland rest home
A fire investigator would be returning to the rest home on Monday morning to check for any electrical faults and determine the cause of the fire, he said. «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
2
Court: Piece-rate farmworkers must be paid for rest breaks
OLYMPIA — Piece-rate farmworkers must be paid separately for rest breaks, the Washington Supreme Court ruled today in a closely watched case that grower ... «Capital Press, Jul 15»
3
Rest in His Arms
More than a year after he was found dead in a plastic shopping bag, a newborn boy was laid to rest in a tiny white casket, covered with blue and white flowers. «Reuters, Jun 15»
4
Tom Petty Unearths Shimmering Lost Song 'Somewhere Under …
The track is currently available to stream on Spotify and download on iTunes, though a release date for Wildflowers: All the Rest has yet to be announced. Also ... «RollingStone.com, Jun 15»
5
Fire kills 38 at rest home in China
A fire swept through a rest home in central China, killing 38 people and injuring six, Chinese authorities said Tuesday. The fire broke out Monday night in an ... «Al Jazeera America, May 15»
6
Things to do Friday during the 'Rise of the Rest' tour in New Orleans
Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and CEO of Revolution, an investment firm based in Washington D.C., speaks during the "Rise of the Rest" tour stop in Pittsburgh ... «NOLA.com, May 15»
7
Free coffee signs return to state highway rest areas
The signs have returned to alert drivers there's free coffee at rest stops along our state's highways. Free coffee signs were removed in 2012 because it was ... «MyNorthwest.com, Apr 15»
8
23 people in hospital after coach rolls off the A83 Rest and Be …
Twenty-three people are being treated in hospital after a tour coach came off the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll and overturned. The coach, owned ... «BBC News, Mar 15»
9
Karun, Manish and Samarth keep Rest of India down
Half-centuries from three Karnataka batsmen helped extend their lead beyond 300 on the third day of the Irani Cup. With the pitch beginning to offer ... «ESPNcricinfo.com, Mar 15»
10
Jadhav, tail-enders give Rest of India innings lead
A typically aggressive half-century from Kedar Jadhav ensured Rest of India took the first-innings lead in the Irani Cup, but Karnataka's bowling unit chipped ... «ESPNcricinfo.com, Mar 15»

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