Reverse Dictionary: RESP – RESZ

– demonstrating profound respect or reverence; done or performed respectfully AWFUL 1597 obs.
– importing respect or honour; doing or conferring honour HONORIFICENT 1681 obs.
– respectable PARLIAMENTARY 1900s Irish sl.
– respectable, conventional, and thus, by criminal standards, naive MUM AND DAD 1990s Aust. sl.
– respectable, decent, becoming, proper, seemly, modest, discreet MENSEFUL 1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– respectable, decent; clean, tidy, neat MENSE 1879 Eng. dial.
– respectable, decent; neat, tidy FARRANDLY;  FARRANTLY 1790 Eng. dial.
– respectable, decent; neat, tidy, presentable; of pleasing appearance or manner FEASIBLE 1820 Sc.
– respectable, honest, decent TIDY 1813 Eng. dial.
– respectable, seemly, decent, modest MANNERLY a1300 obs.
– respectable, worthy of respect RESPECTUOUS 1603 obs.
– respected, sincere, bona fide, genuine ARTICAL 1950s Black British teen sl.
– respectful, full of regard towards RESPECTIVE 1845-7 Sc. obs.
– respectful, mannerly, polite, well-behaved; courteous, well-bred MENSEFUL 1783 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– respectful, showing respect RESPECTUOUS 1603 obs.
– that fills someone with reverential respect, fear, or wonder AWESOME;  AWSOME 1578
– well-respected; wonderful; excellent ACES (UP) 20C US sl.
– respectfully, courteously FAIRLY 1590 obs.
– an act of obsequious respect KOWTOW 1834
– an act of respect or civility DEVOIRS 1775 US
– deferential respect; obeisance BEISANCE 1556 obs.
– proper respect DAPS 1997 US sl.
– respect KWAN 2000s African-American sl.
– respect, credit, acknowledgement, self-awareness DAP 1970s African-American sl.
– respect, esteem VANDA 1929 Sc.
– respect for others MUCH PROPS 1990s African-American & teen sl.
– respect, honour, reverence MENSE 1791 Sc.
– respect or esteem shown through admiring looks EYE-SERVICE 1869 obs. rare
– respect, politeness, courtesy ERUDITION 1822 Sc. obs.
– respect, popularity MUCH LOVE 1990s African-American sl.
– respect, reverence; honour, glory ORE c900 obs.
– the bending of the body as a mark of respect; a bow ABAISANCE 1671 obs.
– the power to inspire respect or fear; the ability to impress one’s opinions or wills on others YAVE 1866 Sc. obs.
– a term of most respect for someone MIGHTY TOTARA Bk1998 NZ sl.. Maori term 
– a fellow who is respected or admired ALE MAN Bk1966 US students’ sl.
– a person respected or loved to adoration; an adored person IDOL 1591
– a person who shows respect, deference or dutiful attention; an obsequious follower OBSERVICER 1625 obs. rare
– a respectable citizen STUFF Bk1904 thieves’ sl.
– a respectable, law-abiding person GOODY-GOOD L19 sl.
– a respectable, law-abiding person GOODY-GOODY L19 sl.
– a respectable or fastidious person, not necessarily a woman; also used ironically NICE NELLIE 1930s US sl.
– a respectable, upright person; one who is not a drug addict SQUARE JOHN 1934 Amer. sl. 
– a respectable, virtuous woman; a virgin APRON WITH A NIP World War II Amer. sl.
– a respectable, well-dressed man; a gentleman; any individual MASTER 1851 Eng. dial.
– a respected person; an important figure in the community CACK 1900s African-American sl.
– a respected, successful, or influential person MAC DADDY 1991 US sl., orig. African-American
– a respected, successful, or influential person MAC;  MACK 1990 US sl., chiefly African-American
– a well-respected, notable, or popular person LIVE ONE L19 US sl.
– the most respected man in a field DADDY 1901 Amer. sl.
– to act in a respectable manner, often excessively and interferingly so NICE NELLIE 1950s US sl.
– to behave in a respectable, sober manner TOE THE CHALK M19 sl.
– to behave in a respectable, sober manner TOE THE CRACK M19 sl.
– to behave in a respectable, sober manner TOE THE MARK M19 sl.
– to behave in a respectable, sober manner WALK THE CHALK 1845 Amer. dial.
– to behave respectfully or courteously to MENSE 1641 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to gain respectability GO UPTOWN 1976 Amer. dial.
– to have no respect of persons KNOW NO FACES 1633 obs.
– to lead a respectable life WEAR A HAT 1960s US teen sl.
– to lower in sign of respect or submission VAIL 1599 now arch.
– to make respectable or decent NICEFY 1611 rare
– to pay one’s respects to; to pay a complimentary visit to SALUTE 1585 obs.
– to perform conventional rituals of respect or courtesy MAKE ONE’S MANNERS 1824 Amer. dial.
– to respect, to show attention to, to obey ANT 1891 Sc.
– to show respect in greeting; to greet another with a ritualistic handshake DAP 1973 US sl.
– to show respect to some person, etc. VAIL 1587 now arch.
– to take up a respectable, honest life; to be or become honest STRAIGHTEN UP 1907 sl.

– the oppressed and violent respiration of one in the last agony THRATCH Bk1905 Sc. obs.

– respite; suspension, delay SUFFERANCE 1523 obs.

– resplendent, brilliant SPLENDICANT 1592 obs.
– resplendent, brilliant, lustrous, shining, glowing, radiant ORIENT 1430-40 arch.
– resplendent, flashing, beaming LAMPING 1590
– resplendent, radiant; shining forth brilliantly EFFULGENT 1738

– a thing of resplendent quality CARBUNCLE c1430 obs.

– a person of resplendent quality CARBUNCLE c1430 obs.

– responsive; replying; responding RESPONSAL 1570 rare
– answering, replying, responding RESPONSORY 1576 obs.
– a response; an answering or reply RESPONSION a1475 rare
– a response or reply RESPONSAL a1475 obs.
– a sharp response, an unpleasant experience, an insult ONE IN THE EYE L19 sl.
– a verbal response FLANKER M19 sl.
– a verbal response, a look, a smile ACTION 1970s African-American sl.
– a facetious response, usually implying that it was a stupid question I’VE GOT A CARBUNCLE ON MY POLLYWONKLE Bk1998 NZ sl.
– a somewhat doubting response to a statement that seems not quite credible NO KID Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– a somewhat doubting response to a statement that seems not quite credible NO KIDDING Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– used as a humorous comment on a lack of response to a joke or comment A MIGHTY ROAR WENT UP FROM THE CROWD 1997 US sl.
– used as a sarcastic response PULL THE OTHER ONE – IT’S GOT BELLS ON! 1964 UK sl.
– used as a sarcastic response PULL THE OTHER ONE! 1964 UK sl.
– used in response to a question to indicate that the speaker does not know the answer or has no idea what to do SEARCH ME 1901 orig. N. Amer.
– to become sharply responsive and attentive FADE 1940s Amer. sl.
– to respond, to counter FADE 1920s sl.

– full of responsibility; responsible, grave CHARGEFUL 1553 obs.
– responsible, accountable; giving or liable to give an account ACCOUNTANT 1494 obs.
– responsible, answerable RESPONSAL c1460 obs.
– responsible for the outcome of something ON THE HOOK 1960s Amer. sl.
– not responsible or accountable UNACCOMPTABLY a1677 obs.
– a heavy burden of responsibility HERD OF ELEPHANTS Bk1966 US students’ sl.
– a heavy responsibility or imposition ON-LIG Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a person’s special responsibility, project, or interest BABY 1890 sl.
– a responsibility, obligation RIGHT 1933 Amer. dial.
– a thing for which one is expected to take the responsibility of completing, performing, etc. BALL 1973 US sl.
– burden of responsibility CARK a1300 obs.
 fear of responsibility HYPENGYOPHOBIA Bk1991
– passing responsibility onto others; trickery, deceit ARMY GAME L19 US sl.
– responsibility BUCK 1947 Amer. dial.
– responsibility, blame RAP 1777 sl.
– responsibility, charge; one’s particular method of doing a thing KAN 1914 Sc.
– responsibility, liability; power, influence; impudent self-confidence OBER 1929 Sc.
– responsibility, the work of accounting or reckoning for ACCOUNTMENT 1857 rare
– the responsibility for a controversial project or task HOSPITAL PASS 2003 US sl.
– the shifting of responsibility to others THE OLD ARMY GAME 1930 Amer. sl.
– the taking on or assumption of responsibility or task; a big job ONTACK 1942 Sc.
– a person who evades or avoids responsibility and work BUCK-PASSER 1933 Amer. dial.
– a person who is responsible or accountable; one who renders or is liable to render account ACCOMPTANT 1453 obs.
– a person who is responsible or accountable; one who renders or is liable to render account ACCOUNTANT 1449 rare
– a person who shirks responsibilities; a loafer FART-OFF 1946 US sl.
– a person who takes all responsibilities on him or herself, sometimes with slightly pejorative undertones, i.e. they are not really capable of being successful ONE-MAN BAND 1930s sl.
– a responsible woman who depends on her own efforts MAGGIE FINDY Bk1905 Sc.
– don’t take an action if you cannot deal with the concomitant responsibilities IF YOU CAN’T DO THE TIME, DON’T DO THE CRIME 1960s sl., orig. US criminals’ usage
– no longer a matter of one’s responsibility and concern …1980s US sl. OFF ONE’S PLATE 
– to accept responsibility TAKE THE HEAT 1950s sl., orig. US
– to accept responsibility TAKE THE SPEAR 1989 US sl.
– to accept responsibility and punishment, esp. for a crime TAKE THE RAP 1930 US sl.
– to accept responsibility for an unpleasant task for the greater good of a group TAKE ON FOR THE TEAM 2001 US sl.
– to accept responsibility or blame for something NOD ONE’S HEAD Aust. prison sl.  
– to admit responsibility or paternity FATHER 1966 Amer. dial.
– to admit responsibility or truth; to confess OWN UP 1853 colloq.
– to assume or successfully bear responsibility CARRY THE BALL 1939 US sl.
– to assume the responsibility for what one has said or done; to suffer humiliation and insult without reciprocating EAT DOG 19C sl.
– to avoid one’s responsibility; to renege, to back out COP OUT 1967 colloq.
– to avoid responsibilities FART OFF 1966 US sl.
– to avoid responsibility; to fail to attend a meeting DUCK OUT (OF) 1984 UK sl.
– to be forced to accept responsibility for something BRING TO A BEARING Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to be responsible for oneself; to be independent TOTE ONE’S OWN SKILLET 1885 Amer. dial.
– to be responsible for surety for a person AGAIN-BEHOTE a1382 obs.
– to be responsible for; to take care of; to look after OIL SOMEONE’S WHEELS 1990s sl.
– to bear an unwelcome responsibility CARRY THE BABY 1927
– to bear an unwelcome responsibility HOLD THE BABY 1878
– to dodge an unpleasant responsibility; to shirk a duty; to avoid something GYPPO 1971 S. Afr. sl.. orig. military usage
– to do someone an injury while denying one’s responsibility THROW A BRICK AND HIDE ONE’S HANDS 1986 African-American
– to escape one’s responsibility; to escape from an onerous duty or similar situation OIL OUT OF 1920s sl.
– to escape responsibility (‘delegate and disappear’) D AND D 1995 Can. sl.
– to evade a responsibility; to worm out of a situation EEL OUT 1968 Amer. dial.
– to have a great deal of responsibility HAVE A DEAL ON ONE’S HEAD Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to identify someone or something as being responsible for wrongdoing POINT THE FINGER AT 1829 sl.
– to leave one with some awkward responsibility; to leave on in the lurch LANT 1780 Sc.
– to pass the responsibility to CHECK UP TO Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– to put oneself into a position of responsibility; to take risks; to face punishment PUT ONE’S ASS ON THE LINE 1980s US sl.
– to put oneself into a position of responsibility; to take risks; to face punishment PUT ONE’S BALLS ON THE LINE 1980s US sl.
– to run away from responsibilities CHEEK IT Bk1969 US students’ sl.
– to shift or avoid responsibility or commitment JUMP THE BUCK 1965 Amer. dial.
– to shift or avoid responsibility or commitment PASS THE BUCK 1912 Amer. dial.
– to shift or avoid responsibility or commitment PASS THE BUCKET 1965 Amer. dial.
– to shift or avoid responsibility or commitment PITCH THE BUCK 1965 Amer. dial.
– to shirk responsibility; esp. to evade work; to absent oneself or escape from some responsibility without adequate excuse PLAY OFF 1783 Amer. dial.
– to shift responsibility onto another PUT THE BUCK M19 sl., orig. US
– to shift responsibility or blame onto THROW OFF ON 1868 Amer. dial.
– to take one’s share of responsibility PULL ONE’S WEIGHT 1878
– to take responsibility TAKE THE WEIGHT 1950s US sl.
– to take responsibility; to accept blame CARRY THE CAN Bk1999 
– to take responsibility; to bring up for a reprimand; to call to account HAUL 1795

– deprived of one’s rest BROKE OF ONE’S REST 1830 Amer. dial. arch.
– off duty for unauthorized rest; sleeping on the job IN THE COOP 1960s US police sl.

– a break for rest and light refreshment LEMON TIME 20C Brit. railway sl.
– a delightful resting-place; a comfortable or easy position BED OF DOWN 1604
– a delightful resting-place; a comfortable or easy position BED OF FLOWERS 1777
– a delightful resting-place; a comfortable or easy position BED OF ROSES 1806
– a place where travellers habitually rest SIT-DOWN 1898
– a rest, a respite from work MIKE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a rest, a sleep BANGE M19 Aust. sl.
– a rest; a stopover LAY-UP 1942 Amer. dial.
– a rest from work BARS Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a resting-place LEE a900 obs.
– a resting, repose; the act of sitting down DOWN-SITTING 1535
– a rest on a bed, etc. LIE-DOWN 1840 sl.
– a rest on a chair SIT-DOWN 1861 sl.
– a rest or break taken at mid-morning or mid-afternoon QUARTER 1966 Amer. dial.
– a rest period, a break SPELL-O 1916 Antarctica usage
– a short rest BREATHER 1901
– a short rest EASY 1885
– a short rest, a lie-down CAMP M19 Aust. sl.
– a stoppage for rest; a halt for refreshment in the course of a journey BAIT 1579
– rest and recreation (Liquor and Love) L AND L 1969 US jocular usage
– rest and rehabilitation LITTLE R. 1960 US sl., Korean and Vietnam wars usage
– rest, calm, tranquillity QUIETUDE 1597
– rest, cessation, intermission LEATH c1175 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– resting satisfied; rest, quiet satisfaction; acquiescence; peaceful agreement or submission ACQUIESCEMENT 1721 obs.
– rest, repose; freedom from work or occupation QUIET 1340 obs.
– rest; sleep; a nap KIP 1893 Amer. sl.

– to grant rest AREST 1875 Eng. dial.
– to have a rest; to go to bed HIT THE BAG 1961 Amer. sl.
– to remain at rest, either physically or mentally; to rest satisfied in a place or state ACQUIESCE c1620 obs.
– to rest from labour LAY BY Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to rest or loaf about SPINE-BASH 1941 Aust. sl.
– to rest or repose, to domicile or settle oneself in a place NEST a1300 obs.
– to rest, to idle, to loiter, to loaf, to take it easy, to relax LAY UP 1858 Amer. dial.
– to rest, to lie down CAMP M19 Aust. sl.
– to rest, to lie down, to recline LEAN c950 obs. exc. Sc.
– to rest, to lie; to dwell; to sink to rest LAIR 1815 Sc.
– to rest, to sleep BANGE L19 Aust. sl.
– to rest, to take a mid-morning or mid-afternoon break QUARTER 1902 Amer. dial.
– to take a midday break from work or travel for food and rest NOON 1805 Amer. dial.
– to take a rest GO TO CAMP M19 Aust.
– to take a rest HAVE A BLOW 20C Aust. sl.
– to take a rest PUT ONE’S FEET UP 1903 colloq.
– to take a rest, to cease from labour for a short time BAIT Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to take a rest; to cease from one’s labours HANG UP ONE’S HATCHET a1327 obs.
– to take a short rest or break, i.e. a 5-minute break TAKE FIVE 1910s US sl.

REST (remainder) NOUNS
– the rest, the remainder REST PART 1903 Amer. dial.

– a roadside rest area NAP TRAP 1976 US sl.


– restful, peaceful, quiet; that gives ease, comfort, or relief EASEFUL 1375

– a time of restitution, remission, or release JUBILEE c1584
– restitution, amends, satisfaction EDBOTE c1315 obs. rare

– restive; baulking REESTED 1781 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– restive, impatient, impetuous MAINLESS 1880 Sc.
– restive, in a temper GALYARS Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– restive, obstinate, strong-headed; generally used of a child or a horse RESOLUTE 1885 Eng. dial.
– restive, rude, unruly, obstreperous; foolishly confident POLRUMPTIOUS 1790 Eng. dial.
– restive, skittish, ticklish CORKY 1601 colloq.
– restive, unruly RANTING 1658 obs.
– restive, unruly, wanton HAUNTY 1671 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– very restive and lustful, as of a ram RAMSKEERIE;  RAMSKERIE 1824 Sc. obs.

– restiveness REASTINESS Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– restiveness RUSTINESS 1860 sl., rare
– restiveness, obstinacy TETCH 1876 Eng. dial.
– restiveness, obstreperousness, resistance OBSTRAPULOSITY 1828 Sc.
– restiveness; stubbornness; obstinacy, esp. of horses REEST Bk1904 Eng. dial.

– to become restive NAB THE RUST 1785
– to become restive TAKE (THE) RUST 1787
– to be restive or obstinate TETCH Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to be restive; to refuse to go further; generally used of a horse REEST 1812 Sc. & Eng. dial.

– in a restless, impatient condition; anxious, in suspense ON NETTLES 1892
– restless CADGED 1941 Amer. dial.
– restless RAMBLING Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– restless SKITTERY 1941
– restless UNROLESS c1230 obs.
– restless WANRESTFUL 1783 Sc. obs.
– restless, agitated ALL OF A TWITTER 1678
– restless, agitated IN A FLAP 1916 sl.
– restless, agitated IN A LATHER 1839 sl.
– restless, agitated IN A STATE 1837 sl.
– restless, agitated IN A STEW 1806 sl.
– restless, agitated IN A STUMA 1932 sl.
– restless, agitated JITTERY 1931 sl.
– restless, agitated JUMPY 1879 sl.
– restless, agitated TWITCHED 1959 sl.
– restless, agitated TWITCHY 1874 sl.
– restless, agitated, nervous, on edge, irritable TOEY 1930 sl., chiefly Aust.
– restless and disaffected; discontented, dissatisfied; inclined to rebellion or mutiny MALCONTENT 1586
– restless, eager, anxious, annoyed ANTSY 1838 Amer. dial.
– restless, fatigued, wearied WAPPEREDWOPPERED 1868 Eng. dial.
– restless, fidgety FANTOD 1887
– restless, fidgety FEEKY Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– restless, fidgety NESTLY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– restless, fidgety, in a state of excitement or uneasiness AT NESTLE;  ON THE NESTLE;  UPON THE NESTLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– restless, fidgety; peevish, fretful, fractious TADIOUSTAGEOUSTEDDIOUSTEDIOUS 1892 Eng. dial.
– restless, fidgety, skittish TID 1825 Eng. dial.
– restless, flippant, mischievous, full of fun; saucy IDLE 1892 Eng. dial.
– restless, given to wandering, gadding about FIDDLE-FOOTED 1941 Amer. dial.
– restless, headstrong, stubborn, forward; overbearing BRICKETY 1868 Amer. dial.;  BRIGATY 1880 Amer. dial.;  BRIGETTY 1895 Amer. dial.;  BRIGGITY 1911 Amer. dial.;  BRIGGOTY 1952 Amer. dial.;  BRIGITY 1898 Amer. dial.
– restless in illness TAVERING 1873 Eng. dial.
– restless, in motion UNSTILL Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
– restlessly impatient; agitated ANTSY-PANTSY 1944 colloq.
restless, nervous,fidgety, irritable, agitated TWITCHY 1787
– restless, not peaceful IMPACIFIC a1653 obs. rare
– restless or unruly; foolishly confident POLLRUMPTIOUS c1860 sl.
– restless, roving, unsettled RAMPLOR 1821 Sc.
– restless, sitting down one minute and bobbing up again the next QUATTING AND BOBBING Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– restless, skittish, frivolous, lively CORKY M18 sl.
– restless, troublesome NIDGING 1796 rare
– restless, troublesome, tiresome TIMMERSOME 1777 Eng. dial.
– restless, uneasy UNRESTFUL 1895 Eng. dial.
– restless, uneasy UNRESTLESS 1901 Eng. dial.
– restless, uneasy, seditious WHIGGISH 1699 obs.
– restless, uneasy, unquiet, full of unrest UNRESTY a1340 obs. exc. Sc.
– restless, unquiet; confused, troubled, distraught, disturbed, worried, stressed TROUBLY c1380 obs.
– restless, unquiet; troublesome, tiresome TEWSOME;  TUSOME Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– restless, wandering RUN-ABOUT Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– troublesome, tiresome, unruly; restless MEADLESS;  MEEDLESS 1790 Eng. dial.
– very restless NERVOUS AS A WITCH 1880

– acute restlessness; an unrelaxed, disturbed condition ANTS 20C Amer. sl.
– a restless night, when the bed is rough or bumpy RABBITS’-REST c1850 Sc.
– a sense of restlessness or desire to wander, felt by humans or animals in the spring SPRING FRET 1897
– a state of restlessness, agitation, nervousness, confusion or dither for little reason TIZ;  TIZZ 1954 sl.
– a state of restlessness, agitation, nervousness, confusion or dither for little reason TIZZY 1935 sl., orig. US
– a state of restlessness, agitation, or excitement LATHER 1839 sl.
– a state of restlessness or agitation HARRY TATE 1932 Brit. rhyming sl. for ‘state’
– a state of restlessness or agitation STEW 1806 sl.
– a state of restlessness or agitation STUMA;  STUMER 1932 sl.
– a state of restlessness or agitation TISWAS;  TIZZ-WOZZ 1960 sl.
– a state of restlessness or agitation TWITTER 1678
– a state of restlessness or agitation TWO AND EIGHT 1938 Brit. rhyming sl. for ‘state’
– a state of restlessness or fidgeting FEEKMENT 1866 Eng. dial.
– a state of restlessness, panic, distress, or agitation FLAP 1916 sl.
– a state of restlessness; the fidgets FEAKS 1859 Eng. dial.
– restlessness, a tossing or swinging of the body to and fro JACTATION 1680-90
– restlessness, dissatisfaction; a state or condition marked by feelings of unease or discomfort DYSPHORIA 1842
– restlessness, fidgets; a feeling of fidgety uneasiness; a state of anxiety or excitement FANTODS 1876 Amer. dial.
– restlessness, impatience; agitation ANTSINESS 1970 colloq.
-restlessness, irritability; eagerness for action or sexual activity ANTS IN ONE’S PANTS 1931 US sl.
– restlessness, irritability; eagerness for action or sexual activity ANTS IN ONE’S TOES 1933 US sl.
– restlessness, irritability; eagerness for action or sexual activity ANTS IN ONE’S BRITCHES 1949 US sl.
– restlessness, lassitude, impatience, or irritability as a result of being confined in too small a space, with no variety in companions or occupations CABIN FEVER 1918 sl.

– a restless child YOUNG WAMEREL Bk1893 Eng. dial.
– a restless or wayward person; a wilful, perverse person WAMEREL  Bk1893 Eng. dial.
– a restless person RAMPLOR 1822 Sc.
– a restless person; a worrywart ASTAMAGOOTIS 1980 Amer. dial.
– a restless person who can’t seem to sit still JACK-IN-THE-BOX Bk1988 Aust. sl. 
– a restless person who works only long enough to get a few dollars together before he is off again SHORT STAKER 1927 Amer. dial.
– a restless, fidgety child MAGGOT Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a restless, fidgety, or agitated person MONKEY ON A STICK c1880 colloq. 
– a restless, fidgety person NE’ER-REST 1872 Sc. 
– a restless, fidgety person; a term applied to a child when in a state of breathless anxiety BREFFITS 1861 Eng. dial.
– a restless, flighty, or frivolous woman; a scatterbrain; an oaf FLIBBERTIGIBBET 1549
– a restless, flighty person WINDSKEW 1859 Sc.  
– a restless, fretful person; a nervous, fidgety man WRINGLE-GUT 1777 Eng. dial.
– a restless, idle person SCAFF 1866 Sc.
– a restless, lively person; an active, agile child; a young rascal SCOPPERIL;  SKOPERIL 1874 Eng. dial.
– a restless, noisy,; a romp, a hoyden HALLOCKIT 1787 Sc.
– a restless, romping person; one who prances about furiously; a boisterous or quarrelsome person RAMPAGER 1879 Sc.
– a restless, unruly boy TACKET 1896 Sc.
– a restless, wild child WILDIE 1894 Sc.

– said of a restless or  impatient person FIGHTING THE BITS 1968 Amer. dial.

– to act restlessly or nervously HAVE CLINKERS IN ONE’S BUM M19 sl.
– to become restless, tumultuous, turbulent, or agitated TUMULTUATE 1611 rare
– to be restless and uneasy KEEP A NESTLING c1696 sl.
– to be restless and uneasy; to fidget; to move or bustle about; to trifle NESTLE a1700 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to be restless, anxious; to be unable to sleep AMP 1914 Sc.
– to be restless or aimless; to wander around JUNE 1869 Amer. dial.
– to be restless or constantly moving; to fidget TEW 1895 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to be restless or fidgety; to be in a flurry, mess, or confusion MOIL 1870 Eng. dial.
– to be restless or impatient BATE 1592 obs.
– to be restless; said of a child WRIGGLE LIKE A SNIG IN A BOTTLE B1900 Eng. dial., (snig = an eel)
– to be restless; to be or become agitated HAVE ANTS IN ONE’S PANTS 1931 sl., orig. US
– to be restless, to fidget SCHUSSEL 1996 Amer. dial.
– to be restless; to fidget; to shuffle JIFFLE 1674 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to move about in a restless, clumsy, or purposeless fashion GAIVEGEAVE 1822 Sc.
– to move about in a restless, uneasy, unsettled manner LASHOP Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to move about restlessly and noisily; to blunder about; to toss, to fidget, to wriggle TARTAR 1928 Sc.
– to move about restlessly, to twist and turn RATCH 1985 Amer. dial.
– to move about restlessly, to twist and turn RATCHET 1999 Amer. dial.
– to move restlessly FIDDLE-FOOT AROUND 1963 Amer. dial.
– to move restlessly from place to place; to be a roamer or rover HAVE SHOES MADE OF RUNNING LEATHER 1575 obs.
– to move restlessly, violently, in an ill temper DING Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to toss about restlessly; said of persons WALK a1100 obs.
– to toss restlessly about JACTITATE 1822-34 rare
– to tumble or toss about as a restless person does in bed; to act as a swivel-joint in a piece of mechanism TIFLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to wander back and forwards in a restless, disorderly manner RALLY 1866 Sc.

– gently restorative, soothing, healing BALSAMIC 1667

– restoration, remedy, improvement BOTE OF BEAM 1330 obs.

– to restore AGAIN-SET a1000 obs.
– to restore an ancient building with lavish expenditure rather than knowledge and fine taste GRIMTHORPE 1892
– to restore anything which is in a dilapidated condition RICKLE UP Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to restore, refresh REFICIATE 1657 obs.
– to restore; said of buildings RESTORATE 1887 Eng. dial.
– to restore to a situation REPOSE 1775 Sc. obs.
– to restore, to renovate, to furbish up; to mend or repair with or as with patches VAMP (UP) 1599

– acting without restraint, esp. in a sexual way FREAKY-DEAKY 1981 US sl.
– aggressively resistant to restraint or control ABSTROPELOUS E18 sl.
restrained, free from strong or excessive emotion LOW-TEMPERATURE 1956
– restrained, moderate; gentle, mild METHEFUL c1000 obs.
– restrained, muted; characterized by understatement or lack of ostentation DOWNBEAT 1953 orig US
restrained, not elaborate, showy, or intense; modest LOW-KEY 1941
– under restraint or discipline; submissive to authority AWEBOUND;  AWEBUND Bk1898 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– under strict restraint; in close confinement AT HARD-MEAT 1594 obs.

– restrainedly UNDER WRAPS 20C

– used to advocate restraint and caution STEADY! 1825
– used to advocate restraint and caution STEADY ON! 1825
– used to advocate restraint and caution STEADY THERE! 1825

– a restraining or curbing hold; a power of check or restraint HANK 1613 now rare or Eng. dial.
– a restraining or keeping back ABSTENTION 1521 obs.
– restraint, a check AWE-BAND Bk1898 Sc.
– restraint; trouble, worry THRALL 1829 Sc. & Eng. dial.

– to act in a restrained manner; to resist excess; to go slowly TAKE ONE’S PUMPS OFF 1960s African-American sl.
– to cease to restrain oneself, to let go CUT ONE’S STRING 1913 Amer. dial.
– to keep in restraint or confinement IMMEW a1600 obs.
– to lack restraint, esp. when giving praise or blame STACK ON Bk1966 US students’ sl.
– to lay aside all restraint TAKE ONE’S PUMPS OFF 1881 Ireland
– to restrain HOBBLE L19 US sl.
– to restrain, check, hinder; to restrict COHIBIT 1544 rare
– to restrain from action, to prevent, to hinder WARN c888 obs.
– to restrain oneself; to reform, to mend one’s ways TAKE UP 1613 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to restrain or detain by physical force; spec. to arrest PUT THE ARM ON SOMEONE 20C Amer. sl.
– to restrain or humble oneself SING SMALL 1845 Amer. dial.
– to restrain someone; to reduce or put an end to a teenager’s privileges CLIP ONE’S WINGS Bk2006 US sl.
– to restrain, to bridle BRANK Bk1911 Sc.
– to restrain, to check PUT THE CLAMPERS ON 1906 Amer. dial.
– to restrain, to check REFRENATE 1599 obs. rare
– to restrain, to constrain BEDWYNGE 1480 obs.
– to restrain, to fetter, to curb HAMSHACKLE 1802
– to restrain, to hamper, to curb LANGLE 1713 Sc.
– to restrain; to keep under or in subjection UNDERKEEP 1590 obs.
– to restrain, to restrict TIGHTEN A PERSON’S TETHER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to restrain, to shut up, to confine HAIN 1636 obs. rare
– to restrain to something, to confine TINE c1430 obs.
– to restrain, to stop; to drive away, to repel, to repulse RAMBARRE 1644 Sc. obs. rare
– to restrain, to temper OBTEMPERATE 1560 Sc. obs. rare

– a restriction; a limit, boundary PALE c1400

– to restrict, to confine, to limit in specified bounds TERMINE 1634 obs.
– to restrict, to curtail PUT ONE’S FOOT DOWN 1910s sl.
– to restrict, to enslave; to bind MANCIPATE 1533 obs.
– to restrict, to restrain TIGHTEN A PERSON’S TETHER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to restrict, to restrain, check, hinder COHIBIT 1544 rare

– a bad result or end; a catastrophe; a dismal failure LEEKAM 1929 Sc.
– a good or bad result, the way in which a thing works out OFFCOME 1901 Sc.
– an expected result or consequence FOLLOW-UP Bk1974 Amer. colloq.
– an inevitable result; one’s fate THE BOUNCE Bk2007 sl.
– a resultant effect of something; an aftermath FALLOUT 1950s Amer. sl.
– a result; anything that happens after something else; the next logical action FOLLOW-THROUGH Bk1974 Amer. colloq.
– a result, a sequel SUITE c1800 rare
– a result, issue SUCCEDENT 1627 obs. rare
– a thing productive of results GO-GETTER Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– final results, consequences EFTERINS 1823 Sc.
– result, consequence SUCCEEDING 1601 obs.
– result, effect, consequence EFFICACE a1491 obs.
– results, outcome, consequences AFTERINGS Bk1898 Sc.
– result, upshot; that which happens in the sequel; the termination, favourable or otherwise, of affairs SUCCESS 1537 obs.
– the result, issue SUCCESSION 1514 obs.
– the result of anything UPCAST Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– the result, upshot, conclusion UPTAKE 1828 Eng. dial.

– the result is not worth the trouble THE BEARD WON’T PAY FOR THE SHAVING 1882 Eng. dial.
– the result will not pay for the trouble THE GAME IS NOT WORTH THE CANDLE 1860

– to follow as a result or consequence SUE c1400 obs.
– to get a result other than expected FISH FOR HERRING AND CATCH A WHALE B1900
– to have good results with GET A GOOD SCALD ON Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– to manage to get the desired results, esp. by manipulating another person PUSH THE RIGHT BUTTONS 1970 Amer. sl.
– to obtain little result after great effort FISH WELL AND CATCH A FROG 1546
– to result in, to work out PAN OUT 1871 sl., orig. US
– to result, to end, to turn out; to come to a natural end or conclusion ACHIEVE 1393 obs.
– to result, to ensue; to follow as a consequence of SUCCEED 1537 obs.

– resurrection GAIN-RISING c1550 obs.

– resurrectionists SACK ‘EM UP MEN c1830 sl.

– cardiovascular resuscitation HUMP AND THUMP 1994 US sl.

– to resuscitate; to arouse or awake from a swoon DAWN 1530 obs.