Meaning of re-pose

re-pose

Pronunciation: (rē-pōz'), [key]
— -posed, -pos•ing.
  1. 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. to depend or rely on a person or thing.
—v.t.
  1. to lay to rest; rest; refresh by rest (often used reflexively).

re•pose

Pronunciation: (ri-pōz'), [key]
— -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. to deposit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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