Definition Rest in peace

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Definition

Rest in peace (or R.I.P.): Lie dead peacefully for eternity
idiom
Rest in peace is often abbreviated to "R.I.P." It is a phrase used to honor someone who has died.

Examples

  • "R.I.P, Julio."
  • "R.I.P. Joan Wayne!"
  • "My father, rest in peace, was a huge fan of red wine."
  • "I really hope the both of you will rest in peace."

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