To rest with
Rest Rest (r[e^]st), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Resting}.] [AS. restan. See {Rest}, n.] 1. To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion. [1913 Webster]

God . . . rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. --Gen. ii. 2. [1913 Webster]

Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest. --Ex. xxiii. 12. [1913 Webster]

2. To be free from whanever wearies or disturbs; to be quiet or still. [1913 Webster]

There rest, if any rest can harbor there. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To lie; to repose; to recline; to lan; as, to rest on a couch. [1913 Webster]

4. To stand firm; to be fixed; to be supported; as, a column rests on its pedestal. [1913 Webster]

5. To sleep; to slumber; hence, poetically, to be dead. [1913 Webster]

Fancy . . . then retries Into her private cell when Nature rests. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

6. To lean in confidence; to trust; to rely; to repose without anxiety; as, to rest on a man's promise. [1913 Webster]

On him I rested, after long debate, And not without considering, fixed ?? fate. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

7. To be satisfied; to acquiesce. [1913 Webster]

To rest in Heaven's determination. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

{To rest with}, to be in the power of; to depend upon; as, it rests with him to decide. [1913 Webster]


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