rest home

rest home
noun
an institution where people are cared for
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a home for the elderly

Syn: ↑home, ↑nursing home
Derivationally related forms: ↑home (for: ↑home)
Hypernyms: ↑institution

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noun
Etymology: rest (I)
: an establishment for the care and housing of persons (as the aged, convalescents) that need special attention or services

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a residential establishment that provides special care for convalescents and aged or infirm persons.
[1920-25]

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rest home noun
An establishment for those who need special care and attention, eg invalids, elderly people, etc
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Main Entry:rest

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rest home UK US noun [countable] [singular rest home plural rest homes] old-fashioned
an old people’s home
Thesaurus: types of homehyponym

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rest home,
1. a place where old people are cared for; old-age home.
2. a convalescent or nursing home.

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n. a residential institution where old or frail people are cared for

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noun, pl ⋯ homes [count]
: a place where people who are old or who are unable to take care of themselves can live and be taken care of :nursing home

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ˈrest home [rest home rest homes] noun
a place where old or sick people are cared for

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • rest home — rest homes N COUNT A rest home is the same as an old people s home …   English dictionary

  • rest home — n an establishment that provides housing and general care for the aged or the convalescent compare NURSING HOME …   Medical dictionary

  • rest home — n a place where old or sick people can live and be taken care of = ↑nursing home …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rest home — rest ,home noun count OLD FASHIONED a RETIREMENT HOME …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rest home — rest′ home n. med a residential establishment that provides special care for convalescents and aged or infirm persons • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • rest home — ► NOUN ▪ a residential institution where old or frail people are cared for …   English terms dictionary

  • rest home — n. a residence equipped and staffed to provide general care, as for aged persons or convalescents …   English World dictionary

  • Rest Home — Die Artikel Rest Home Projekt und Rest Home überschneiden sich thematisch. Hilf mit, die Artikel besser voneinander abzugrenzen oder zu vereinigen. Beteilige dich dazu an der Diskussion über diese Überschneidungen. Bitte entferne diesen Baustein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • rest home — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms rest home : singular rest home plural rest homes old fashioned an old people s home …   English dictionary

  • rest home —    an institution for the aged or mentally ill    Not punning on the fact that its residents will spend the rest of their lives there. For geriatrics:     A ninety two year old who died in a rest home. (J. Mitford, 1963)    and for those with… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms


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