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To position or place something in a particular place or spot
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Lay a whisper on my pillow. Leave the winter on the ground.”
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To put or apply as a layer or coating
“Mix and lay some cement at the bottom of each hole.”
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To present or put forward
“It may otherwise generally regulate its own procedure, but it must lay a report before Parliament.”
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To prepare or plan in advance
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“The object of the convention was to lay plans for securing the rights of suffrage.”
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To stake (an amount of money) in a bet
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“I'll lay ten dollars on the home team winning.”
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To inflict or impose, especially a charge or penalty
“I should contemplate, with great reluctance, the proposition to lay additional taxes on railroads.”
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To set up or put in place
“These efforts foster goodwill and help lay the groundwork for subsequent collaborations.”
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To assign responsibility or attribution to
“Too often, and increasingly, we've found it convenient to lay the task of raising the nation's children on our schools.”
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To assign culpability or guilt for a wrongdoing
“I suppose I should not lay too much blame at the feet of my ex-wife.”
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To bury in a grave
“I beg you to take us there, that we may lay his body to rest so that his spirit may fly to Yarshilla and be at one with her.”
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To lay eggs
“For example, turtles lay their eggs within hours in beach sand and then leave them.”
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To engage in carnal activity
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To assert one's right or claim to something
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(of an abstract quality) To assign to someone or something
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To put a layer of (something) on a surface
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To make oneself, or someone or something else, look presentable
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To offer or submit something or someone for consideration
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(of a material) To stretch or open out
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To cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something
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To put securely in place or in the desired position
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To express dissatisfaction or annoyance about something
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To confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone
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(obsolete) To lower, let fall, or cause to sink
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To seize and hold firmly
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(of suspended particles) To sink slowly in a liquid to form sediment
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To focus on, usually of one's vision or thoughts
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To spend or invest (a lot of) money
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To make or give a flat and even surface to
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To lean or turn away from a given plane or direction, especially the vertical or horizontal
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Plural for a structured arrangement of items within certain limits
“Wolff studied the lay of the land, the roads, the villages, the forest areas, and many other physical features offered by the surrounding area.”
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Plural for a musical or lyrical composition
“This movement imagines Ophelia at the point of drowning, as she sings her musical lay and enters the water.”
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Plural for a job or profession
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Plural for an act of primal intimacy
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Plural for a long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral tradition
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Plural for general status
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Plural for land, and all the built structures on it, especially when considered as a single place
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Plural for an illegal or dishonest scheme
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Bungs or places
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Plural for a place where a particular event or activity is occurring or has occurred
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