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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.
Manama, Sep 22 (BNA) -- His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, 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 HM the King 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.
A A A His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences to Sheikh al Sabah, praying to the Almighty to rest her soul in peace and grant her family the patience to bear the 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.
lt;p>In his cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and al Saud Royal Family praying to Allah the Almighty to rest her soul in peace and grant her family the patience to bear the loss.
HM expressed his condolences and sympathy to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, praying to Allah the Almighty to rest her soul in peace and grant her family patience.