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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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It is time for humankind to turn a more attentive eye toward the improvement of our rest-room environments, thus bringing greater comfort and a new sense of culture into our daily lives.
MURREE -- As people from across the country, particularly twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, and from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa thronged Murree on Saturday to enjoy cold weather after Thursday's snowfall, lack of rest-rooms proved to be wet blanket for them.
The nation's minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Hoang Tuan Anh, made a commitment that investment in public rest-rooms for the tourism sector would receive top priority from the authorities this year.