What is the meaning of repose?



  • Put or confide something in a person or thing.
    • usage: "These philosophers reposed the law in the people"
  • Be inherent or innate in;.
  • Lie when dead.
    • usage: "Mao reposes in his mausoleum"
  • Lean in a comfortable resting position.
    • usage: "He was reposing on the couch"
  • Put in a horizontal position.
    • usage: "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"
  • To put something (eg trust) in something.
    • usage: "The nation reposed its confidence in the King"
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APAWordNet. (2010). repose. Retrieved March 21, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/repose/definitions/1210935
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "repose" http://smartdefine.org/repose/definitions/1210935 (accessed March 21, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, repose, Smart Define, viewed 21 March, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/repose/definitions/1210935>.
MLAWordNet. "repose" 23 October 2010. Web. 21 March 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/repose/definitions/1210935>
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