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KK Pronunciation

〔 laI 〕


〔 lai 〕

Overview of noun lie

The noun lie has 3 senses

  • lie, prevarication -- (a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth)

  • Lie, Trygve Lie, Trygve Halvden Lie -- (Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968))

  • lie -- (position or manner in which something is situated)

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")