lay – מילון אנגלי-אנגלי
way in which something is laid or lies (especially of a country); (Slang) sexual partner (vulgar); (Slang) sexual intercourse (vulgar)
poem which tells a story (especially one that can be sung); song
place in a horizontal position; set in place; produce and deposit (an egg or eggs); present, propose; prepare; spread out; put; set; deposit; locate; cause; appease; cause to subside or end; bet, wager
not clerical; not a member of the ordained clergy; not professional, not a member of a certain profession; not having expertise; of or done by the laity
be in a horizontal position, recline; be placed in a horizontal position; rest; be located, be situated; be or remain in a particular position or condition; be, exist; extend; be acceptable (Law)
may refer to:
- Lay Range, a subrange of mountains in British Columbia, Canada
- Lay, Loire, a French commune
- Lay (river), France
- Lay, Iran, a village in Ardabil Province, Iran
- Lay, Kansas, an unincorporated community in the United States, also known as Sycamore
1. a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
2. a narrative poem of popular origin
(hypernym) poem, verse form
1. put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
(synonym) put, set, place, pose, position
(hypernym) move, displace
(hyponym) insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce
(see-also) range, array, lay out, set out
2. put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"
(synonym) put down, repose
(hypernym) put, set, place, pose, position
(see-also) superimpose, superpose, lay over
3. prepare or position for action or operation; "lay a fire"; "lay the foundation for a new health care plan"
(hypernym) organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate
4. lay eggs; "This hen doesn't lay"
(hypernym) put down, repose
5. impose as a duty, burden, or punishment; "lay a responsibility on someone"
(hypernym) levy, impose
1. concerning those not members of the clergy; "set his collar in laic rather than clerical position"; "the lay ministry"; "the choir sings both sacred and secular music"
(synonym) laic, secular
2. not of or from a profession; "a lay opinion as to the cause of the disease"
1. a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
(hypernym) falsehood, falsity, untruth, false statement
(hyponym) fib, story, tale, tarradiddle, taradiddle
2. position or manner in which something is situated
(hypernym) position, place
1. be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
2. be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf"
(antonym) stand, stand up
(hyponym) sun, sunbathe
(entail) lie down
(verb-group) lie down
3. originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
(synonym) dwell, consist, belong, lie in
(hypernym) exist, be
4. be and remain in a particular state or condition; "lie dormant"
5. tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29"
(hypernym) misinform, mislead
6. have a place in relation to something else; "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"; "The responsibility rests with the Allies"
7. assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"
(synonym) lie down
(hypernym) change posture
(hyponym) stretch, stretch out
položit; uložit; klást [stanovit co; nechat (koho) být; propustit koho z práce; poskytnout co; rozložit co]
lehnout si, ležet; spočívat v čem
kłaść; położyć; układać; zakładać; znosić; zastawiać; przygotowywać