1. To lay (oneself) down for rest or sleep
2. To embroider (a design) by laying down a thread and fastening it with small stitches at regular intervals
3. To place or hold level and pointed forward ready for use
4. To phrase or express in a specified manner
6. To lie down or recline for sleep or rest
6. To lie in ambush
(Irregular preterit, past participle: lay, lain).
1. To assume a resting position, as on a flat surface.
2. To be and remain in a particular state or condition.
3. To be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position.
4. To be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position;l.
5. To have a place in relation to something else; SYN. rest.
1. To lean, incline, rest, etc., to place in a recumbent position
2. To lean oneself; to place oneself in a recumbent position
1. To lie in a comfortable resting position; SYN. recline.
2. To lie when dead
3. To put or confide something in a person or thing
4. To put something (eg trust) in something
(Irregular preterit, past participle: sat).
1. To be in session, as of courts of law, for example.
2. To be seated; SYN. sit down.
3. To sit around, often unused.
(Homonym: way, whey).
1. To determine the weight of.
2. To have a certain weight.
3. To be oppressive or burdensome; SYN. press.