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English definition of “lay sth to rest”

lay sth to rest

to end a worry or fear: I hope what he said has laid your fears to rest.Causing something to endComing to an end
(Definition of lay sth to rest from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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