rest noun definition in Recovering from illness topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

rest

 noun: Recovering from illness topic
[countable, uncountable] a period of relaxing, sleeping or doing nothing after a period of activity I had a good night's rest. We stopped for a well-earned rest. rest (from something) to have/take a rest from all your hard work Try to get some rest—you have a busy day tomorrow. There are no matches tomorrow, which is a rest day, but the tournament resumes on Monday.