Lie

13 Definitions of Lie

The meaning of the word lie, the definition of Lie:

n. - See Lye.

n. - A falsehood uttered or acted for the purpose of deception; an intentional violation of truth; an untruth spoken with the intention to deceive.

n. - A fiction; a fable; an untruth.

n. - Anything which misleads or disappoints.

n. - The position or way in which anything lies; the lay, as of land or country.

v. i. - To utter falsehood with an intention to deceive; to say or do that which is intended to deceive another, when he a right to know the truth, or when morality requires a just representation.

adj. - To rest extended on the ground, a bed, or any support; to be, or to put one's self, in an horizontal position, or nearly so; to be prostate; to be stretched out; -- often with down, when predicated of living creatures; as, the book lies on the table; the snow lies on the roof; he lies in his coffin.

adj. - To be situated; to occupy a certain place; as, Ireland lies west of England; the meadows lie along the river; the ship lay in port.

adj. - To abide; to remain for a longer or shorter time; to be in a certain state or condition; as, to lie waste; to lie fallow; to lie open; to lie hid; to lie grieving; to lie under one's displeasure; to lie at the mercy of the waves; the paper does not lie smooth on the wall.

adj. - To be or exist; to belong or pertain; to have an abiding place; to consist; -- with in.

adj. - To lodge; to sleep.

adj. - To be still or quiet, like one lying down to rest.

adj. - To be sustainable; to be capable of being maintained.


The word "lie" uses 3 letters: E I L

Direct anagrams of lie:

lei

Words formed by adding one letter before or after lie, or to lie in any order:

a - ilea   b - bile   c - ceil lice   d - deil deli diel idle lied   f - file lief life   h - elhi heil   k - like   m - lime mile   n - lien line   p - lipe pile plie   r - lier lire riel rile   s - isle leis lies   t - lite tile   u - lieu   v - evil live veil vile   w - lwei wile   x - ilex  

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el ie il li

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