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Noun
Plural of lie
Noun
Something that is invented or untrue
Noun
Prevarication or deception
Noun
A falsification or misrepresentation intended to disparage or discredit another
Noun
Deceptive or false talk or behaviour
Noun
Language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere
Verb
To tell an untruth or falsehood
“You always start fidgeting and slurring your words whenever you lie.”
Verb
To be in, or to assume, a horizontal or resting position
“You'd best lie here on this bed until your wounds heal.”
Verb
(of a place) To be situated in a specified position or direction
“Our destination would lie about twenty miles beyond the valley.”
Verb
(of an object) To rest or be placed on a surface
“An ancient tome would lie on the altar.”
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(of something abstract) To reside or be found
“The reality would lie somewhere between the two extremes.”
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To remain hidden or unseen
“Just lie low and try not to draw any attention to yourself.”
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(of a deceased person) To be buried in a particular place
“He would lie among the remains of pontiffs from centuries past.”
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