[ noun ] freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
"took his repose by the swimming pool"
Used in print(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)
Her voice was ripe and full and her teeth flashed again in Sicilian brilliance before the warm curved lips met and her mouth settled in repose .
[ verb ] put or confide something in a person or thing
"These philosophers reposed the law in the people"
Used in print(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)
It seemed to me that the liberals had scrapped the balanced polarity and reposed both liberty and the fundamental_law in the common_man .
[ verb ] lie when dead
"Mao reposes in his mausoleum"