(noun, verb)


1. freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

- took his repose by the swimming pool

Similar word(s): ease, relaxation, rest

Definition categories: act, inactivity

2. the absence of mental stress or anxiety

Similar word(s): ataraxis, heartsease, peace, peacefulness, serenity

Definition categories: feeling, quietness, quietude, tranquility, tranquillity

3. a disposition free from stress or emotion

Similar word(s): placidity, quiet, serenity, tranquility, tranquillity

Definition categories: attribute, calm, calmness, composure, equanimity


1. put or confide something in a person or thing

- These philosophers reposed the law in the people

Definition categories: consumption, assign, put

2. be inherent or innate in

Similar word(s): reside, rest

Definition categories: stative

3. lie when dead

- Mao reposes in his mausoleum

Definition categories: contact, lie

4. lean in a comfortable resting position

Similar word(s): recline, recumb

Definition categories: contact, lie

5. put in a horizontal position

Similar word(s): lay

Definition categories: contact, lay, place, pose, position, put, set

6. to put something (eg trust) in something

- The nation reposed its confidence in the King

Definition categories: contact, lay, place, pose, position, put, set