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Rest

To cease motion, exertion, or labor.

In a lawsuit, a party is said to "rest," or "rest her case," when that party indicates that she has produced all the evidence that she intends to offer at that stage and submits the case either finally, or subject to the right to offer rebutting evidence after her opponent has introduced her evidence.

rest

(Be supported by), verb couch, lay, lean, lie, lounge, perch, prop, recline, squat

rest

(Cease from action), verb abstain, be at ease, be peaceful, be quiet, be still, be tranquil, calm down, cease, come to a standstill, desist, discontinue, end, halt, idle, keep quiet, lounge, pause, recess, relax, repose, retire, settle, stand still, stay, stop, stop work, take a break, take time out, terminate

rest

(End a legal case), verb cease to litigate, complete prosecution, conclude proceeding, end the introduction of evidence, end the presentation of evidence, finish litigaaion, submit the case, terminate a trial
Associated concepts: rest a case
See also: abeyance, absence, cessation, complement, composure, deposit, desist, extension, furlough, halt, hiatus, holiday, inaction, inertia, interval, leave, lodge, lull, moratorium, pause, place, recess, release, relief, remain, remainder, remission, repose, reside, respite, stay, stop
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His Royal Highness, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, expressing his deep heartfelt condolences on the demise of Princess Latifa bint Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, asking Almighty Allah to rest her soul in peace.
They prayed to Almighty Allah to rest her soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude.
In his cable, the King expressed his deep sorrow and heartfelt condolences over the passing away of the princess May God rest her soul in peace and paradise.
I remember my own dear mother, God rest her soul, fondly recalling the two ribboned badges she and her classmates received in Sunday School more than a half-century before, and which they had proudly worn--one of Jesus and one of Lincoln.
They prayed for the departed soul of the deceased and said, Allah may rest her soul in eternal peace and give courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
Manama, Sep 22 (BNA) -- His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, today, sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of the sisterly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in which expressed sincere condolences and sympathy on the death of the late Princess Munira bint Mohammed bin Turki Al-Saud, praying to God Almighty to rest her soul in peace.