repose+confidence+in

  • 1repose confidence in — place confidence in , believe in , trust in …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 2repose — ‘rest’ [15] and repose ‘place’ [15] (as in ‘repose confidence in someone’) are distinct words in English. The former comes via Old French reposer from late Latin repausāre, a compound verb based on pausāre ‘rest’ (source of English pause). The… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 3repose — ‘rest’ [15] and repose ‘place’ [15] (as in ‘repose confidence in someone’) are distinct words in English. The former comes via Old French reposer from late Latin repausāre, a compound verb based on pausāre ‘rest’ (source of English pause). The… …

    Word origins

  • 4confidence — 1 *trust, reliance, dependence, faith Analogous words: certitude, assurance, conviction, *certainty: credence, credit, *belief, faith Antonyms: doubt: apprehension Contrasted words: *distrust, mistrust: despair, hopelessness (see under …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5Repose — Re*pose (r[ e]*p[=o]z ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reposed} ( p?zd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reposing}.] [F. reposer; L. pref. re re + pausare to pause. See {Pause}, {Pose}, v.] 1. To cause to stop or to rest after motion; hence, to deposit; to lay down; to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6repose — Ⅰ. repose [1] ► NOUN 1) a state of restfulness or tranquillity. 2) composure. ► VERB 1) rest. 2) be situated or kept in a particular place. ORIGIN Old French reposer, fro …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7repose — repose1 [ri pōz′] vt. reposed, reposing [LME reposen < OFr reposer < LL repausare < L re , again + LL pausare: see POSE1] to lay or place for rest: often reflexive [to repose oneself on a bed] vi. 1. to lie at rest 2. to rest fro …

    English World dictionary

  • 8repose — I UK [rɪˈpəʊz] / US [rɪˈpoʊz] noun [uncountable] mainly literary a calm or relaxed state II UK [rɪˈpəʊz] / US [rɪˈpoʊz] verb Word forms repose : present tense I/you/we/they repose he/she/it reposes present participle reposing past tense reposed… …

    English dictionary

  • 9repose — I. v. a. 1. Compose, rest, put to rest, lay down to rest, give repose to, settle, recline. 2. Place (in confidence), put, stake. 3. Lodge, reposit, deposit, lay up, store. II. v. n. 1. Lie, rest. 2. Rest, sleep, slumber, recline, couch …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 10repose — re|pose1 [ rı pouz ] verb LITERARY 1. ) intransitive to be in a particular place a ) to rest or relax in a particular place b ) to be buried in a particular place 2. ) transitive if you repose something such as trust or confidence in someone, you …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11repose — I. verb (reposed; reposing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French reposer, from Late Latin repausare, from Latin re + Late Latin pausare to stop, from Latin pausa pause Date: 15th century transitive verb to lay at rest intransitive verb 1 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12repose — Synonyms and related words: abide, abide in, abnegation, abstinence, accubation, accumbency, ataraxia, ataraxy, be, be coextensive with, be comprised in, be constituted by, be contained in, be found, be located, be present in, be situated, be… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13repose — repose1 reposedly /ri poh zid lee/, adv. reposedness, n. reposer, n. /ri pohz /, n., v., reposed, reposing. n. 1. the state of reposing or being at rest; rest; sleep. 2. peace; tranquillity; calm. 3. dignified calmness, as of manner; composure …

    Universalium

  • 14repose something in — place something, especially one s confidence or trust, in. → repose …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15repose — repose1 [rɪ pəʊz] noun 1》 a state of restfulness or tranquillity. 2》 the state of being calm and composed. verb 1》 lie down in rest. 2》 be situated or kept in a particular place. Derivatives reposeful adjective reposefully adverb Origin …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16repose — I re•pose [[t]rɪˈpoʊz[/t]] n. v. posed, pos•ing 1) the state of being at rest; sleep 2) peace or tranquillity; calm 3) dignified calmness; composure 4) absence of movement or animation 5) to lie or be at rest, as from work or activity 6) to be… …

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