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re-pose



Pronunciation: (rē-pōz'), [key]
v.t., v.i., -posed, -pos•ing.
to pose again.

re•pose



Pronunciation: (ri-pōz'), [key]
n., v., -posed, -pos•ing.


n.
1. the state of reposing or being at rest; rest; sleep.
2. peace; tranquillity; calm.
3. dignified calmness, as of manner; composure.
4. absence of movement, animation, etc.: When in repose, her face recalls the Mona Lisa.

v.i.
1. to lie or be at rest, as from work, activity, etc.
2. to lie dead: His body will repose in the chapel for two days.
3. to be peacefully calm and quiet: The sea reposed under the tropical sun.
4. to lie or rest on something.
5. Archaic.to depend or rely on a person or thing.

v.t.
to lay to rest; rest; refresh by rest (often used reflexively).

re•pose



Pronunciation: (ri-pōz'), [key]
v.t., -posed, -pos•ing.
1. to put (confidence, trust, etc.) in a person or thing.
2. to put under the authority or at the disposal of a person.
3. Archaic.to deposit.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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