HyperDic: lie

English > 10 senses of the word lie / Lie:
VERBstativeliebe located or situated somewhere
contactliebe lying, be prostrate
stativelie, dwell, consist, lie inoriginate (in)
stativeliebe and remain in a particular state or condition
communicationlietell an untruth
stativelie, resthave a place in relation to something else
motionlie, lie downassume a reclining position
NOUNcommunicationlie, prevaricationa statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
person Lie, Trygve Lie, Trygve Halvden LieNorwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
locationlieposition or manner in which something is situated
lie / Lie > pronunciation
Soundslay'
Rhymesalkali ... walleye: 28 rhymes with lay...
English > lie: 10 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA statement that deviates from or perverts the truth.
Synonymprevarication
Narrowerfib, story, tale, tarradiddle, taradiddleA trivial lie
jactitation(law) a false / false / false boast that can harm others
white lieAn unimportant lie (especially one told to be tactful or polite)
whopper, walloperA gross untruth
Broaderfalsehood, falsity, untruthA false statement
Spanishbola, embuste, falsedad, historia, infundio, mentira, patraña, película, trola
Catalanbola, falòrnia, falsedat, falsia, història, mentida, pel·lícula, trola
Verbslietell an untruth
English > Lie: 10 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningNorwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968).
SynonymsTrygve Lie, Trygve Halvden Lie
Instance ofdiplomat, diplomatistAn official engaged in international negotiations
SpanishTrygve Halvdan Lie, Trygve Lie
CatalanTrygve Halvdan Lie, Trygve Lie
English > lie: 10 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningPosition or manner in which something is situated.
Broaderposition, placeThe particular portion of space occupied by something
Verbsliebe lying, be prostrate
liebe located or situated somewhere
lieoriginate (in)
liehave a place in relation to something else
liebe and remain in a particular state or condition
English > lie: 10 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThe children lie in the rocking chair; There lie some children in the rocking chair
NarrowerbackBe in back of
cap, crestlie at the top of
dominate, command, overlook, overtoplook down on
flankBe located at the sides of something or somebody
front, look, faceBe oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point
headBe in the front of or on top of
interveneBe placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events
laplie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
line, run alongBe in line with
localize, localise, focalize, focaliseConcentrate on a particular place or spot
look out on, look out over, overlook, look acrossBe oriented in a certain direction
mediateOccupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
nestlelie in a sheltered position
orient, pointBe oriented
precede, predatecome before
ridelie moored or anchored
slantlie obliquely
topBe at the top of or constitute the top or highest point
underlielie underneath
BroaderbeOccupy a certain position or area
Similar tolie, restHave a place in relation to something else
Spanishextenderse, hallarse, mentir, ocupar, radicar
Catalanmentir, ocupar, radicar, trobar-se
Nounslieposition or manner in which something is situated
English > lie: 10 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBe lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Entailslie down, lieassume a reclining position
Caused bylay, put down, reposeput in a horizontal position
NarrowerbaskBe exposed
lie awakelie without sleeping
overlielie upon
recumb, repose, reclineLean in a comfortable resting position
reposelie when dead
sprawlSit or lie with one's limbs spread out
sun, sunbatheexpose one's body to the sun
Oppositesit, sit downBe seated
stand, stand upBe standing
Similar tolie down, lieassume a reclining position
Spanishradicar, yacer
Catalanabocar, ajaçar-se, ajaçar, ajeure's, ajeure, allitar, estendre, jaure, jeure, radicar
Nounslieposition or manner in which something is situated
English > lie: 10 senses > verb 3, stative
Meaningoriginate (in).
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Synonymsdwell, consist, lie in
Broaderexist, beHave an existence, be extant
Spanishconsistir, habitar, morar, residir, yacer
Catalanhabitar, residir
Nounslieposition or manner in which something is situated
English > lie: 10 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe and remain in a particular state or condition.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s Adjective
Example"lie dormant"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishestar
Nounslieposition or manner in which something is situated
English > lie: 10 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningtell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive / deceive.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s to somebody
Examples
  • "Don't lie to your parents"
  • "She lied when she told me she was only 29"
Narrowerfibtell a relatively insignificant lie
perjureknowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of perjury
romancetell romantic or exaggerated lies
Broadermisinform, misleadGive false / false or misleading information to
Spanishmentir
Catalanmentir
Nounsliara person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
liea statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
lyingthe deliberate act of deviating from the truth
English > lie: 10 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningHave a place in relation to something else.
PatternSomething ----s something
Examples
  • "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"
  • "The responsibility rests with the Allies"
Synonymrest
BroaderbeOccupy a certain position or area
Similar tolieBe located or situated somewhere
Nounslieposition or manner in which something is situated
English > lie: 10 senses > verb 7, motion
Meaningassume a reclining position.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"lie down on the bed until you feel better"
Synonymlie down
Entailed bylieBe lying, be prostrate
Narrowerchargelie down on command, of hunting dogs
prostrate, bow downGet into a prostrate position, as in submission / submission
stretch, stretch outlie down comfortably
Broaderchange postureUndergo a change in bodily posture
Oppositearise, rise, uprise, get up, stand upRise to one's feet
Similar tolieBe lying, be prostrate
Spanishacostarse, acostar, echarse, radicar, tenderse, tender, tumbar, yacer
Catalanabocar, ajaçar, ajeure's, ajeure, allitar, jeure, radicar

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