HyperDic: lay_down

English > 1 sense of the expression lay down:
VERBcognitionlay down, establish, makeinstitute, enact, or establish
English > lay down: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
Meaninginstitute, enact, or establish.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsestablish, make
Narrowerset, markEstablish as the highest level or best performance
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishconstruir, establecer, instituir, nombrar, poner

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