Synonyms of repose in English:

repose


See definition of repose

noun

1‘in repose, her face still showed signs of the strain she had been under’

SYNONYMS

rest, relaxation, inactivity, restfulness, stillness, idleness

sleep, slumber

ANTONYMS

work, activity

2‘true repose can never be found in that house’

SYNONYMS

peace, peace and quiet, peacefulness, quiet, quietness, quietude, calm, calmness, tranquillity, stillness

leisure, ease, respite, time off, breathing space

ANTONYMS

stress, strain

3‘such a depth of repose in so young a man’

SYNONYMS

composure, calmness, serenity, tranquillity, equanimity, peace of mind

poise, self-possession, aplomb, self-assurance, dignity

ANTONYMS

agitation


verb

1‘the diamond reposed on a bed of plum velvet’

SYNONYMS

lie, be placed, be set, be situated, be positioned, be supported, rest

2‘perhaps Jessica had not realized how much trust he had reposed in her’

SYNONYMS

put, place, lay, lodge, set, consign, invest, entrust

3‘the beds on which we were to repose’

SYNONYMS

lie, lie down, recline, stretch out

rest, relax, sleep, slumber, take one's ease

literary couch