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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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May the Almighty God rest his soul in eternal peace.
Said Freiha, God rest his soul, was a chronic member of the opposition.
Mubarak Al Mascati announced that the name of the Royal Aviation Terminal Building will forthwith be changed to the Sheikh Saad General Aviation Terminal, in commemoration of the Father Emir Sheikh Saad Al Abdullah, may God rest his soul.
I cannot but think of my mother who spent three years not knowing what was happening to my father in a Japanese camp ( nothing good was the answer to that, but at least he came home ( God rest his soul.
Although the main instigator of this error has gone to meet his Maker, God rest his soul, please correct this now.
He also condoled with Egypt's leadership and people in the assassination of Attorney-General Hisham Barakat, may God rest his soul in peace and inspire his family patience and comfort.
I had the honour of meeting him and working with him, so may God rest his soul.
uk/news/latest-news/top-stories/leeds-police-arrest-boy-10-over-death-of-pensioner-latest-1-6144489) Yorkshire Evening Post : "The old gentleman used to come to the shop all the time, God rest his soul.