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'lay' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'lay'
1. concerning those not members of the clergy
the lay ministry
2. not of or from a profession
a lay opinion as to the cause of the disease

'lay' - used as a noun
3. a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
4. a narrative poem of popular origin

'lay' - used as a verb
5. put into a certain place or abstract location
6. put in a horizontal position
lay the books on the table
lay the patient carefully onto the bed
7. prepare or position for action or operation
lay a fire
lay the foundation for a new health care plan
8. lay eggs
This hen doesn't lay
9. impose as a duty, burden, or punishment
lay a responsibility on someone

derived forms
1. Lay / Plural
lays
2. Lay / Past
laid
3. Lay / Third Person
lays
4. Lay / Present Participle
laying
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