Definition of lay/put (something) to rest
- I want to lay/put to rest any lingering doubts about my decision.
- You can lay/put those worries to rest now.
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
: 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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