Definition of lay (someone) to rest
- She was laid to rest in the church's graveyard.
: some person : somebody
: repose, sleep
: freedom from activity or labor
: a state of motionlessness or inactivity
: to get rest by lying down
: to lie dead
: to cease from action or motion : refrain from labor or exertion
: a projection or attachment on the side of the breastplate of medieval armor for supporting the butt of a lance
: something that remains over : remainder
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