English

Detailed Synonyms for lie in English

lie:

to lie verb (lies, lay, lying)

  1. to lie
    – tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive 1
    to lie
    – tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive 1
    • lie verb (lies, lay, lying)
      • Don't lie to your parents1
      • She lied when she told me she was only 291
    to fib
    • fib verb (fibs, fibbed, fibbing)
  2. to lie
    – tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive 1
    to lie
    – tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive 1
    • lie verb (lies, lay, lying)
      • Don't lie to your parents1
      • She lied when she told me she was only 291
    to dodge; to cheat
    • dodge verb (dodges, dodged, dodging)
    • cheat verb (cheats, cheated, cheating)
  3. to lie
    – tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive 1
    to lie
    – tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive 1
    • lie verb (lies, lay, lying)
      • Don't lie to your parents1
      • She lied when she told me she was only 291
    to fabricate; to fib; to make up
    • fabricate verb (fabricates, fabricated, fabricating)
    • fib verb (fibs, fibbed, fibbing)
    • make up verb (makes up, made up, making up)
  4. to lie
    – tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive 1
    to lie
    – tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive 1
    • lie verb (lies, lay, lying)
      • Don't lie to your parents1
      • She lied when she told me she was only 291
  5. to lie
    – be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position 1
    to be situated
    to lie
    – be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position 1
    • lie verb (lies, lay, lying)
  6. to lie
    – be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position 1
    to lie
    – be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position 1
    • lie verb (lies, lay, lying)
  7. to lie
    – be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position 1
    to lie
    – be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position 1
    • lie verb (lies, lay, lying)
      • The sick man lay in bed all day1
      • the books are lying on the shelf1
  8. to lie
    – assume a reclining position 1
    to lie; lie down
    – assume a reclining position 1
    • lie verb (lies, lay, lying)
    • lie down verb
      • lie down on the bed until you feel better1
  9. to lie
    – originate (in) 1
    to lie; to dwell; lie in; consist
    – originate (in) 1
    • lie verb (lies, lay, lying)
    • dwell verb (dwells, dwelt, dwelling)
      • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country1
    • lie in verb
    • consist verb
  10. to lie
    – have a place in relation to something else 1
    to lie; to rest
    – have a place in relation to something else 1
    • lie verb (lies, lay, lying)
      • The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West1
      • The responsibility rests with the Allies1
    • rest verb (rests, rested, resting)
      • The responsibility rests with the Allies1
  11. to lie
    – be and remain in a particular state or condition 1
    to lie
    – be and remain in a particular state or condition 1
    • lie verb (lies, lay, lying)
      • lie dormant1

Conjugations for lie:

present
  1. lie
  2. lie
  3. lies
  4. lie
  5. lie
  6. lie
simple past
  1. lay
  2. lay
  3. lay
  4. lay
  5. lay
  6. lay
present perfect
  1. have lain
  2. have lain
  3. has lain
  4. have lain
  5. have lain
  6. have lain
past continuous
  1. was lying
  2. were lying
  3. was lying
  4. were lying
  5. were lying
  6. were lying
future
  1. shall lie
  2. will lie
  3. will lie
  4. shall lie
  5. will lie
  6. will lie
continuous present
  1. am lying
  2. are lying
  3. is lying
  4. are lying
  5. are lying
  6. are lying
subjunctive
  1. be lain
  2. be lain
  3. be lain
  4. be lain
  5. be lain
  6. be lain
diverse
  1. lie!
  2. let's lie!
  3. lain
  4. lying
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

lie [the ~] noun

  1. the lie
    – a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth 1
    the lie
    – a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth 1
    • lie [the ~] noun
    the deceit; the deception; the falsehood; the untruth; the cheating; the fooling
  2. the lie
    – a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth 1
    the lie; the prevarication
    – a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth 1
  3. the lie
    – position or manner in which something is situated 1
    the lie
    – position or manner in which something is situated 1
    • lie [the ~] noun

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Related Definitions for "lie":

  1. a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth1
  2. position or manner in which something is situated1
  3. tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive1
    • Don't lie to your parents1
    • She lied when she told me she was only 291
  4. be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position1
    • The sick man lay in bed all day1
    • the books are lying on the shelf1
  5. assume a reclining position1
  6. originate (in)1
  7. be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position1
  8. have a place in relation to something else1
    • The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West1
    • The responsibility rests with the Allies1
  9. be and remain in a particular state or condition1
    • lie dormant1

Related Synonyms for lie



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