lying

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  • They cut a large area of very low-lying country into five islands.
  • The area always lies to the same side as the team's own goal.
  • Just a few steps in south-eastern direction lies the 19th-century theatre.
  • The area is low-lying, with a greatest height of above sea level.
  • The difference between the two types lies in how the study is actually conducted.
  • The province lies far from any significant body of water.
  • Then u and v lie on the same line through the origin.
  • When will he stop lying to himself -- and when will his team stop going along with him?
  • Lower-lying parts of the town were below sea level during and immediately after the last ice age.
  • Horses are able to sleep both standing up and lying down.
  • It is an interior town, lying east of the center of the County.
  • The rest of the brigade was lying down just behind the road.
  • They saw where he had lain and where the people had worked over him. Cited from Bureau of Ethnology, 8th Annual Report, 1886-1887, ed. by Powell
  • Damage from this storm was more severe than that received in communities lying further west.
  • As a water-bound nation much of the security concerns lie at sea.
  • He found the dog lying on the ground, moments away from death.
  • About one third of the park lies on the west side of the divide.
  • A stadium and a theatre lie outside the walls to the south.
  • The park and some of the surrounding houses lie within a conservation area.
  • One major difference lies in the nature of the problems that each subject tries to address.
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Root form of lying is lie for the verb.

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Meaning of lying

  • noun The deliberate act of deviating from the truth
  • verb Be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
  • verb Be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
    The sick man lay in bed all day, the books are lying on the shelf
  • verb Be and remain in a particular state or condition
    lie dormant
  • verb Tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive
    Don't lie to your parents, She lied when she told me she was only 29
  • verb 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