Repose - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a disposition free from stress or emotion (syn: placidity, quiet, serenity, tranquility, tranquillity)
- lie when dead
- put in a horizontal position (syn: lay, put down)
- to put something (eg trust) in something
...typically the wealthy socialite spends most of the morning in repose, is served lunch, and then embarks on an exhaustive afternoon of shopping...
...enjoyed the repose of a serene summer evening...
I have always reposed complete faith in your ability to deal with matters of great urgency.
The nation reposes too much power in the President.
Pray for the repose of his soul.
He was asleep, reposing in an armchair.
He halted to repose his wayworn soldiers.
The body of the dead leader reposed in the cathedral for the people to pay their respects.
His face looked less hard in repose.
These philosophers reposed the law in the people
Mao reposes in his mausoleum
The nation reposed its confidence in the King
He was amazed to find a swinish litter on the couch of his repose.
present participle: reposing
past tense: reposed
past participle: reposed