requiesco

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From re- +‎ quiēscō (rest, repose).

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present active requiēscō, present infinitive requiēscere, perfect active requiēvī, supine requiētum

  1. (intransitive) I rest, repose.
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Exodus.20.11
      Sex enim diebus fecit Dominus caelum et terram, et mare, et omnia quae in eis sunt, et requievit in die septimo: idcirco benedixit Dominus diei sabbati, et sanctificavit eum.
      For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
  2. (intransitive) I take consolation; find rest or comfort.
  3. (intransitive) I am supported (by), rest (on).
  4. (transitive) I let rest; stop, stay, arrest.

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References[edit]

  • requiesco in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879