HyperDic: lie_down

English > 1 sense of the expression lie down:
VERBmotionlie down, lieassume a reclining position
English > lie down: 1 sense > verb 1, motion
Meaningassume a reclining position.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"lie down on the bed until you feel better"
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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