- 1[intransitive] + adv./prep. (of an object) to be or be kept in a particular place She stared at the empty cabinet where once the vase had reposed.
- 2[intransitive] + adv./prep. (of a person) to lie or rest in a particular place We left her reposing on the sofa.
NAmE//rɪˈpoʊz//(literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they repose
he / she / it reposes
past simple reposed
-ing form reposing