Synonyms for Rest:

n.

counterpoint, descant, arpeggio, flourish, cadence, coda, excerpt, accompaniment, crescendo, breakbeat. exist, surplus, sit, there is/are etc., concentrate, get, belong, excess. set out, set, put, Resting, inactive, pile, immobile, place, position. idle away, wind down, while away, recharge your batteries, breather, laze, bask, lounge around, sit back. dissolution, rafter, demise, decease, scaffold, joist, death, stanchion, curtain, framework, buttress, extinction, gantry, passing, frame. breathing space, retreat, quietude. litter, ruin, garbage, waste, junk, landfill, trash, debris, remains, e-waste. sedentary, stiff, stationary, undisturbed, inert, static, at rest, motionless. won't take no for an answer, wild horses couldn't..., where there's a will, there's a way, in for a penny, in for a pound, if it's the last thing I do, if it kills you, and damn the consequences/expense etc., ...or bust, there's no stopping someone. calm (noun)
patience, poise, placidity, stillness, composure, peacefulness, calmness, equanimity.
death (noun)
death, release, demise.
ending (noun)
cessation.
inaction (noun)
lethargy, stagnation, hibernation, standstill, passiveness, inaction.
inactivity (noun)
interval, composure, idleness, hush, relaxation, slumber, stay, breathing space, relief, standstill, ease, quiescence, vacation, stop, calmness, silence, pause, intermission, nap, quiet, peace, holiday, leisure, lull, stillness, sleep, repose, motionlessness, halt, cessation, calm, quietude, respite, breather.
leisure (noun)
ease, relaxation, convenience, leisure.
motionlessness (noun)
immobility, inertness, dormancy, motionlessness, fixedness, idleness, languor, deadness, inactivity, stagnancy.
peace (noun)
neutrality, concord, serenity, nonaggression, friendliness, quiescence, nonresistance, amity, quiet, accord, peace, cease-fire, repose, tranquility, armistice, orderliness, placidness, truce, calm, order, quietness.
remainder of something (noun)
excess, surplus, residual, residue, remains.
repose (noun)
furlough, vacation, holiday.
rest (noun)
quietus, relaxation, repose, residual, breathe, remainder, eternal sleep, reside, stay, ease, roost, relief, residue, pillow, catch one's breath, take a breather, residuum, eternal rest, respite, remain, lie, sleep, rest period, perch.
support (noun)
support.

v.

be calm; sleep (verb)
laze, relax, breathe, wind down, lounge, idle.
lie, recline (verb)
roost, sit, settle.
relax (verb)
lounge, relax.
repose (verb)
nap, retire.
stagnate (verb)
idle, stop, hibernate, immobilize.
stative (verb)
lie.

Other synonyms:

laze, idle away, breathing space, lounge around, breather, sit back, quietude. bask, wind down, demise, foundation, curtain. excess, extinction, death, sit, exist, dissolution. remains. retreat. abide
stay.
hinge on
hang upon.
kick back
sit back, wind down, take a breather.
light
settle down.
respite
respite.
sit
sit.
Other relevant words:
remain, residue, intermission, respite, remainder, lie.

Usage examples for rest

  1. The rest I leave to you." – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  2. Rest would not do for you. – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  3. What do you mean by rest Mr. Rollo? – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner