Definition of 休む
- (v5m, vi) to be absent; to take a day off
He often absents himself from meetings.
- to rest; to have a break
He rested for a while.
- to go to bed; to (lie down to) sleep; to turn in; to retire
Father is still in bed.
- to stop doing some ongoing activity for a time; to suspend business
The enemy attack ceased at dawn.