put to rest

put to rest
not think or worry about it any more
  

It's time we put to rest our quarrel over Dad's will.


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  • put to rest — index lull Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • put to rest —    dead    When the dead person is said to be at rest:     ... didn t expect things to change much until she was put to rest. (Sanders, 1986) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • put to rest — verb to settle or finish, especially a question or discussion Lets try to put this question to rest once and for all …   Wiktionary

  • lay/put to rest something — lay/put to rest (something) (or 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. • • • Main Entry: ↑rest …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay/put to rest — (something) (or 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. • • • Main Entry: ↑rest …   Useful english dictionary

  • rest — I [[t]re̱st[/t]] QUANTIFIER USES ♦♦ 1) QUANT: QUANT of def n The rest is used to refer to all the parts of something or all the things in a group that remain or that you have not already mentioned. It was an experience I will treasure for the… …   English dictionary

  • rest — 1 /rest/ noun 1 the rest what is left after everything else has been used, dealt with, killed etc: I got half way through reciting the poem and couldn t remember the rest. | At least four of the enemy were killed and the rest fled. (+ of): He ll… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rest — I n 1. sleep, repose, slumber. Inf. beauty sleep; nap, catnap, nod, snooze, doze, siesta, Inf. forty winks; coma, Pathol. sopor, trance, stupor; lethargy, sluggishness, torpor, torpescence; dormancy, hibernation, estivation. 2. pause, halt, stand …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • put to bed — {v. phr.} 1. To put to rest for the night. * /Father put the three children to bed./ * /The boy seemed ill, so the nurse put him to bed./ 2. {informal} To complete preparations and print. * /The newspaper was put to bed at 1:15 A.M./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put to bed — {v. phr.} 1. To put to rest for the night. * /Father put the three children to bed./ * /The boy seemed ill, so the nurse put him to bed./ 2. {informal} To complete preparations and print. * /The newspaper was put to bed at 1:15 A.M./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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