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Dictionary definition for: Repose

1. (n) freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility) "took his repose by the swimming pool"

2. (v) put or confide something in a person or thing; "These philosophers reposed the law in the people"

3. (n) the absence of mental stress or anxiety

4. (v) be inherent or innate in;

5. (n) a disposition free from stress or emotion

6. (v) lie when dead; "Mao reposes in his mausoleum"

7. (v) lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on the couch"

8. (v) put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table" "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"

9. (v) to put something (eg trust) in something; "The nation reposed its confidence in the King"

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