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'lie' - used as a noun
1. Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
2. a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
3. position or manner in which something is situated

'lie' - used as a verb
4. be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
5. be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
The sick man lay in bed all day
the books are lying on the shelf
6. originate (in)
7. be and remain in a particular state or condition
lie dormant
8. have a place in relation to something else
The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West
9. assume a reclining position
lie down on the bed until you feel better
10. tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive
She lied when she told me she was only 29

derived forms
1. Lie / Plural
lies
2. Lie / Past
lay
3. Lie / Third Person
lies
4. Lie / Present Participle
lying
5. Lie / Past Participle
lain
Variations of 'lie'
 
Antonym
  • stand
  • sit
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