Action and Rest


Action noun - Something done by someone.

Rest is an antonym for action in topics: legal process, something done, individual deed, aggressive military deed.

Nearby Words: active, activity, acting, acted, actively


Rest noun - Freedom from activity or labor.

Action is an antonym for rest in topics: base, inactivity, remainder of something.

Nearby Words: restless, rested, restive, resting, restful

How words are described

best best action best rest
short short action short rest
right right action right rest
single single action single rest
Other adjectives: questionable, actual, real, evil, little, bad, main, less, next, comic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Action Film, Quiet Drama Scene Compared to the rest of this film - possibly the most action-packed, adrenaline-pumped of any of the Rebuild movies - this scene is powerfully soft.
  • Breather Episode: Episode 8 is lighter on action than the rest of the series, the majority of said action this time around consisting of Jecy escaping from Cross and his goons with Telaine in tow.
  • Somehow he ended up absolutely irresistible to women and getting more action than the rest of the cast, despite his child-like personality.
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