Lie - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
- position or manner in which something is situated
- be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
- originate (in) (syn: consist, dwell, lie in)
- be and remain in a particular state or condition
She lied when she told me she was only 29
The responsibility rests with the Allies
I know he is lying.
She lied to her husband.
The camera sometimes lies.
The injured man was lying motionless on his back.
He lay awake watching her for a long time.
The newspaper lay on the table.
It's so nice to have the time to lie about in the sun.
Lie back, dear, you'll be more comfortable.
Mother isn't feeling too well and has gone to lie down.
You'll find her in the garden, lying out in the sun.
I had pillows lying by of no use.
The islands lie at the southern end of the Kurile chain.
The route lay to the west.
They were growing impatient at lying idle so long.
Our country's economy lies in ruins.
present participle: lying
past tense: lay
past participle: lain