lay/put (something) to rest

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Definition of lay/put (something) to rest

: to make someone stop thinking about or believing (something) by showing it is not true I want to lay/put to rest any lingering doubts about my decision. You can lay/put those worries to rest now.

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“Lay/put (something) to rest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lay%2Fput%20%28something%29%20to%20rest. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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