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lie

 
Noun lie has 3 senses
  1. lie, prevarication - a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    --1 is a kind of falsehood, falsity, untruth, false statement
    --1 has particulars:
     fib, story, tale, tarradiddle, taradiddle; jactitation; whopper, walloper; white lie
    Derived form: verb lie5
  2. Lie, Trygve Lie, Trygve Halvden Lie - Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    --2 is a kind of diplomat, diplomatist
  3. lie - position or manner in which something is situated
    --3 is a kind of
    position, place
    Derived forms: verb lie6, verb lie4, verb lie3, verb lie2, verb lie1
Verb lie has 7 senses
  1. lie - be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
    --1 is one way to
    be
    Derived form: noun lie3
    Sample sentences:
    The children lie in the rocking chair
    There lie some children in the rocking chair
  2. 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"
    Antonyms:
    stand, stand up, sit, sit down
    Derived form: noun lie3
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. dwell, consist, lie, belong, lie in - originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
    --3 is one way to exist, be
    Derived form: noun lie3
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. lie - be and remain in a particular state or condition; "lie dormant"
    --4 is one way to
    be
    Derived form: noun lie3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s Adjective/Noun
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  5. 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"
    --5 is one way to
    misinform, mislead
    Derived forms: noun lie1, noun liar1, noun lying1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s to somebody
  6. 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"
    --6 is one way to be
    Derived form: noun lie3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  7. lie down, lie - assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"
    --7 is one way to change posture
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
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