set one's mind at rest

set one's mind at rest
free oneself from worry

I told him the reason we can't come in order to set his mind at rest.


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  • set one's mind at rest — {v. phr.} To relieve someone s anxieties; reassure someone. * / Lef me set your mind at rest about the operation, Dr. Vanek said. You ll be back on your feet in a week. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set one's mind at rest — {v. phr.} To relieve someone s anxieties; reassure someone. * / Lef me set your mind at rest about the operation, Dr. Vanek said. You ll be back on your feet in a week. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set\ one's\ mind\ at\ rest — v. phr. To relieve someone s anxieties; reassure someone. Let me set your mind at rest about the operation, Dr. Vanek said. You ll be back on your feet in a week …   Словарь американских идиом

  • set — /set/, v., set, setting, n., adj., interj. v.t. 1. to put (something or someone) in a particular place: to set a vase on a table. 2. to place in a particular position or posture: Set the baby on his feet. 3. to place in some relation to something …   Universalium

  • rest — I n. repose 1) to have, take a rest 2) a well earned rest 3) bed; complete rest 4) rest from 5) at rest 6) (misc.) to go to one s eternal rest ( to die ); laid to rest ( buried ); at parade rest (mil.); to set one s mind at rest support 7) an… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • To set one's rest — Rest Rest, n. [AS. rest, r[ae]st, rest; akin to D. rust, G. rast. OHG. rasta, Dan. & Sw. rast rest, repose, Icel. r[ o]st the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. razn house, Icel. rann, and perhaps to G …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rest — I. /rɛst / (say rest) noun 1. the refreshing quiet or repose of sleep: a good night s rest. 2. refreshing ease or inactivity after exertion or labour: to allow an hour for rest. 3. relief or freedom, especially from anything that wearies,… …  

  • rest — rest1 W1S1 [rest] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 the rest 2¦(relaxing)¦ 3 put/set somebody s mind at rest 4 come to rest 5 give it a rest 6 give something a rest 7 at rest 8 and all the rest of it 9 and the rest 10 lay/put something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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 — Rest, n. [AS. rest, r[ae]st, rest; akin to D. rust, G. rast. OHG. rasta, Dan. & Sw. rast rest, repose, Icel. r[ o]st the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. razn house, Icel. rann, and perhaps to G. ruhe …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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