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KK Pronunciation

〔 lє 〕


〔 lєi 〕

Overview of noun lay

The noun lay has 2 senses

  • ballad, lay -- (a narrative song with a recurrent refrain)

  • ballad, lay -- (a narrative poem of popular origin)

Overview of verb lay

The verb lay has 5 senses

  • put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (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")

  • lay, put down, repose -- (put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed")

  • lay -- (prepare or position for action or operation; "lay a fire"; "lay the foundation for a new health care plan")

  • lay -- (lay eggs; "This hen doesn't lay")

  • lay -- (impose as a duty, burden, or punishment; "lay a responsibility on someone")

Overview of verb lie

The verb lie has 7 senses

  • lie -- (be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position)

  • lie -- (be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf")

  • dwell, consist, lie, lie in -- (originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country")

  • lie -- (be and remain in a particular state or condition; "lie dormant")

  • lie -- (tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29")

  • lie, rest -- (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")

  • lie down, lie -- (assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better")

Overview of adj lay

The adj lay has 2 senses

  • laic, lay, secular -- (characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy; "set his collar in laic rather than clerical position"; "the lay ministry")

  • lay -- (not of or from a profession; "a lay opinion as to the cause of the disease")