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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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Rest Upon The Wind is inspired by Gibran's most famous book, The Prophet.
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Constantine the Great, the first Roman emperor to become a Christian, officially proclaims Sunday to be the Christian day of worship, saying, "Let all judges and all city people and all tradesmen rest upon the venerable day of the sun.
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Lebanon's Minister of Economy and Trade, Mohammad Safadi, welcomed his Brazilian counterpart, and emphasized that Lebanon's economic reform plans rest upon "free market principles, and C* a genuine commitment to promote entrepreneurship as the engine of economic growth," The Daily Star reports.
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1 : to rest upon the part of the body where the hips and legs join : to rest on the buttocks or hindquarters <We sat and waited on a bench.
of Ottawa) sees facing the world, and even if there were a sure and steady hand at the ready, there is no tiller for it to rest upon.
It was during this decade that the members of this class shaped their society with their Whig principles while at the same time attempting to create an industrial economy that would incorporate, indeed rest upon, the institution of slavery.