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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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During his visit to Jumeirah, Shaikh Mohammed expressed his heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the family of the deceased, praying to Almighty to rest his soul in peace.
In his cable, King Abdullah expressed his thanks for His Majesty the Sultan's generous feelings and sincere prayers, praying to Allah the Almighty to reward the bereaved for what he gave for his religion and country, rest his soul in peace and protect His Majesty against all harms.
That's what my daddy, God rest his soul, made me do, and I thank him for it.
But they hadn't yet displayed the body of Brother Willie Youngblood who, God rest his soul, you know by now was called home by his Maker early yesterday morning while he lay sleeping.
The Ministry prayed to Almighty Allah to rest his soul in eternal peace and bestow patience on the deceased family.
BNA) -- His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa today sent a condolatory cable to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdulla bin Abdulaziz Al Saud following the sad demise of HRH Prince Musd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, praying Allah Almighty to rest his soul in eternal peace.
The Chairman and all NAB officers express their deepest condolences and sympathizes on the tragic demise of Kamran to his family at this most difficult of times and pray to Almight ALLAH to rest his soul in eternal peace.
In a written cable to the family of the late Zainal, Prince Mishaal bin Abdulaziz said he has received with utmost grief and sorrow the news of the death of the Dean of Zainal family, praying to Allah Almighty to bestow his mercy on the deceased and rest his soul in peace.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all, and may God rest his soul in peace.
He prayed to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in peace and protect His Majesty against all harm.
His Majesty expressed his condolences to Sheikh Al Sabah and the family of the bereaved, praying to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in peace and grant his family the courage to bear with the loss.
BNA) -- His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, today sent a condolatory cable to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdulla bin Abdulaziz Al Saud following the sad demise of HRH Prince Musd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, praying Allah Almighty to rest his soul in eternal peace.