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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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De son cote, le specialiste des Droits de l'Homme, Mustapha Abdelkabir, a declare a l'agence TAP que les refugies en situation illegale ont insiste de rester dans le camp demantele depuis 2013 malgre les logements accordes par le gouvernement tunisien et le HCR a Medenine, Zarzis, et Ben Guerdane.
Du coup, il faut revoir ses habitudes pour rester en bonne sante.
WaterColor would be remarkable solely for its natural beauty, sitting as it does on some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, bordered by the magnificent Gulf of Mexico and framed by a rare, fresh dune-lake," said Rester.
A cette occasion, le president de l'OMA, Najib Kettani, a souligne la necessite de se mobiliser et de rester vigilant pour mettre en echec toutes les manoeuvres des ennemis de l'integrite territoriale du Royaume.
Trois roquettes sont tombees dans le centre de Blbek et deux autres pres des ruines romaines de la ville, qui attirent de nombreux visiteurs, a precise la source, qui a demande a rester anonyme.
Un cadrage d'autant plus necessaire et bienvenu que le Conseil de securite vient de confirmer que la MINURSO doit strictement rester cantonnee dans ses missions originelles.
Our objective is to create a community that is native to south Walton County and its traditions," said James Rester, president of Arvida's northwest Florida operations.
Selon le journal As, "l'Atletico a revise le salaire du joueur pour recompenser son rendement" et consenti un "effort economique" pour le convaincre de rester.
Les imams sont appeles a diffuser des messages clairs et forts pour inciter les citoyens a eviter tous les facteurs de division et a [beaucoup moins que] rester unis derriere notre direction nationale [beaucoup plus grand que], selon le communique.
D'apres l'agence, le conseil de la choura devra rester en place jusqu'a l'election d'un nouveau Parlement, sans pour autant legiferer.