REPO'SE, verb transitive s as z. [Latin repono, reposui.]
1. To lay at rest.
- After the toil of battle, to repose your wearied virtue.
2. To lay; to rest, as the mind, in confidence or trust; as, to repose trust or confidence in a person's veracity.
3. To lay up; to deposit; to lodge; as pebbles reposed in cliffs.
4. To place in confidence.
REPO'SE, verb intransitive
1. To lie at rest; to sleep.
Within a thicket I repos'd.
2. To rest in confidence. I repose on the faith and honor of a friend.
3. To lie; to rest; as trap reposing on sand.
1. A lying at rest.
2. Sleep; rest; quiet.
3. Rest of mind; tranquility; freedom from uneasiness.
4. Cause of rest.
5. In poetry, a rest; a pause.
6. In painting, harmony of colors, as when nothing glaring appears.