Synonyms for Repose:


box, bier, bury, cremate, casket, cortege, Ashes, cremains, coffin, burial. depend on, rely on, bank on, live off, continue, trust, count on, lean on, hinge on, ride on, turn on. recharge your batteries, wind down, start, sit back, lounge around, inhere, consist, while away, laze, idle away, exist, dwell, bask. act (noun)
relaxation, rest, ease.
calm (noun)
composure, calmness, peacefulness, equanimity, patience, placidity, stillness, poise.
calmness (noun)
cool head, control.
inactivity (noun)
leisure (noun)
ease, relaxation, convenience, leisure, inactivity.
peace (noun)
calm, peace, quiescence, concord, nonresistance, placidness, tranquility, amity, armistice, quietness, cease-fire, accord, serenity, orderliness, quiet, rest, neutrality, truce, nonaggression, order, friendliness.
repose (noun)
heartsease, tranquility, peace of mind, rest, reside, peacefulness, ease, holiday, ataraxis, furlough, relaxation, tranquillity, serenity, peace, put down, quiet, recline, vacation, placidity.
restfulness; calm (noun)
inactivity, rest, relaxation, stillness, ease, quiet, inaction, peace, leisure, tranquillity, quietness.


relax (verb)
relax, lounge.
relax; recline (verb)
stretch, lounge.
repose (verb)
retire, nap.
rest (verb)
stative (verb)
rest, reside.

Other synonyms:

inhere, consist. exist, dwell. stretch. put-down
put down.
sit back.
wind down.
Other relevant words:
consist, control, peace of mind, stretch, tranquillity, ataraxis, inaction, exist, heartsease, depend on, lean on, dwell, inhere, bask, sit, trust, reside, recline, rely on, belong.

Usage examples for repose

  1. There was on his face an expression so calm and heavenly that Fanny held her breath while looking at him, lest she should disturb his peaceful repose – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  2. The Grey Goose is sensible of an atmosphere of repose and puts up one leg for the night. – Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories by Juliana Horatio Ewing
  3. At these times, too, there was a certain light in her eyes that an observing person would feel a peculiar dread of awakening, though usually her face showed a complete repose and it would have been difficult to decide whether she was a very ordinary or a very extraordinary character. – The Spiritualists and the Detectives by Allan Pinkerton