Lies Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Lies? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Example sentences, How to pronounce? Words starting with Lies, Antonyms, Synonyms, Related sentences, Derivations, Words ending with Lies and more...

Lies meaning

Word: Lies

How to pronounce: laɪ

Verb

Definitions:

1. (of a person or animal) be in or assume a horizontal or resting position on a supporting surface.

Example sentences: "The body lay face downwards on the grass"

2. Be, remain, or be kept in a specified state.

Example sentences: "The abbey lies in ruins today"

3. (of a place) be situated in a specified position or direction.

Example sentences: "Kexby lies about five miles due east of York"

4. (of an action, charge, or claim) be admissible or sustainable.

Example sentences: "An action for restitution would lie for money paid in breach of the law"

Noun

Definitions:

1. The way, direction, or position in which something lies.

Example sentences: "He was familiarizing himself with the lie of the streets"

Noun

Definitions:

1. An intentionally false statement.

Example sentences: "They hint rather than tell outright lies"

Verb

Definitions:

1. Tell a lie or lies.

Example sentences: "Why had Ashenden lied about his visit to London?"


Synonyms:

be

consist

dwell

bear

lie about

deceive

untruth

falsehood

falsity

iniquity

falseness

mendacity

deception

deceit

hoax

lie around

lie too long

rest

fall

lay

lying

go

extend

lead

run


Antonyms:

be

occur

appear

be in

arise

get up

truth


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Lies in Other Languages...

Spanish: Mentir

German: Lies

French: Mentir

Italian: Trovano

Turkish: Yalan


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