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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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In his cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to President Suleiman, the brotherly people of Lebanon and the bereaved's family praying to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in peace and grant his family patience.
His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Royal Family of Al Saud, praying to the Almighty to rest his soul in peace.
Manama, Mar 5 (BNA) -- His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia on the demise of His Royal Highness Prince Abdulrahman bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, may Allah rest his soul in eternal peace.
They offered 'Fateha' for the departed soul and prayed Almighty Allah to rest his soul in eternal peace and give courage and fortitude to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
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.
The Ministry of Culture mourned the death of Sheikh Saif asking Allah Almighty to rest his soul in peace and grant his family patience and solace.
A In his cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to King Abdullah praying to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in peace and grant his family patience.
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.
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.
They offered fateha for the departed soul and prayed Almighty Allah to rest his soul in eternal peace and give courage and fortitude to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
Aa In his cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to Sheikh Sabah, al Sabah ruling family and the brotherly people of Kuwait praying to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in peace and grant Sheikh Sabah, al Sabah family and the brotherly people of Kuwait patience to bear the loss.