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Main Entry: 2rest
Function: verb
1 a : to get rest by lying down : SLEEP b : to give rest to c : to lie dead
2 : to not take part in work or activity
3 : to be free from anxiety or disturbance
4 : to place or be placed for or as if for support
5 a : to be based or founded b : to fix or be fixed in hope or confidence <rested their hopes on their children>
6 : to stop presenting evidence in a law case <the defense rests>

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