Definition of Rest home

1. Noun. An institution where people are cared for. "A home for the elderly"

Exact synonyms: Home, Nursing Home
Generic synonyms: Institution
Derivative terms: Home



Definition of Rest home

1. Noun. A place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living, such as the elderly and younger adults with physical disabilities. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rest Home

ressaldars
ressentiment
ressentiments
rest
rest's of Serres
rest-cure
rest-harrow
rest.
rest area
rest bite
rest day
rest energy
rest his soul
rest home (current term)
rest homes
rest house
rest in peace
rest jaw relation
rest nitrogen
rest on
rest on one's laurels
rest pain
rest period
rest position
rest relation
rest room

Literary usage of Rest home

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1901)
"The reference in certain clauses of this will to a " rest home " ii to a valid public charity created by a previous clause in the will, and the gift is ..."

2. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1901)
"CTU or Kest Home in Chicopee Street, Mass.," being to the Massachusetts Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and a rest home in Chicopee for worthy working ..."

3. Mary Slessor of Calabar by William Pringle Livingstone (1916)
"A REST-HOME A touch of romance seemed to be connected with all her work. The next idea she sought to develop was a Rest-House or week-end, holiday, ..."

4. Therapeutic Gazette (1921)
"The rest home should be located in the country, not so far from the city that relatives cannot visit them easily. It is necessary that the house be made ..."

5. The Methodist Year-book by William Harrison De Puy (1913)
"Added to these are the Elvira Olney rest home, at Ludington, Mich., the Thompson Rest ... At Lake Chautauqua is still another beautiful rest home for our ..."

6. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"rest home. "rest home," as used in a will devising property for the establishment of a rest home for worthy working girls, is a place of rest ..."

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