from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. to be in the power of; to depend upon; as, it rests with him to decide.
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He untacked them and made three trips to the cave, hauling the Federals 'gear to rest with them, all but for one haversack.
"He's buried again, with a ring of flowers around his body, and coins on his eyes so the boatman will ferry him across the river to the western shore to rest with Lady Bast.
We eased slowly in, coming to rest with a barely perceptible judder; ropes were cast and tied; the crowds on board and on land pressed towards each other impatiently, while behind them rough stevedores lounged among the lorries and heavy wagons, smoking and making conversation.
In the quiet of the summer afternoon, Ayla sat with her back against the tree watching butterflies flitting then coming to rest with folded-back wings and insects buzzing in perpetual motion, and listened to a twittering symphony of chirping birds.