to lie [be in a horizontal position, be situated]

to lie [be in a horizontal position, be situated]
лежа

verb


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  • lie — lie1 [lī] vi. lay, lain, lying [ME lien < 2d & 3d pers. sing. of earlier liggen < OE licgan, to lie, akin to Ger liegen < IE base * legh , to lie, lay oneself down > L lectus & Gr lēchos, bed, lōchos, lair] 1. to be or put oneself in… …   English World dictionary

  • Lie — Lie, v. i. [imp. {Lay} (l[=a]); p. p. {Lain} (l[=a]n), ({Lien} (l[imac] [e^]n), Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lying}.] [OE. lien, liggen, AS. licgan; akin to D. liggen, OHG. ligen, licken, G. liegen, Icel. liggja, Sw. ligga, Dan. ligge, Goth. ligan,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lie — I [[t]la͟ɪ[/t]] POSITION OR SITUATION ♦♦ lies, lying, lay, lain (Please look at category 11 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) VERB If you are lying somewhere, you are in a horizontal position and… …   English dictionary

  • lie — I. /laɪ / (say luy) noun 1. a false statement made with intent to deceive; an intentional untruth; a falsehood. 2. something intended or serving to convey a false impression. 3. the charge or accusation of lying; a flat contradiction. –verb (lied …  

  • lie — 1. v. & n. v.intr. (lying; past lay; past part. lain) 1 be in or assume a horizontal position on a supporting surface; be at rest on something. 2 (of a thing) rest flat on a surface (snow lay on the ground). 3 (of abstract things) remain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lie — 1. v. & n. v.intr. (lying; past lay; past part. lain) 1 be in or assume a horizontal position on a supporting surface; be at rest on something. 2 (of a thing) rest flat on a surface (snow lay on the ground). 3 (of abstract things) remain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lie — laɪ n. untruthful statement, falsehood; deception n. manner in which something lies, state, position, posture; lair of an animal v. make an intentionally untruthful statement, tell a falsehood; purposefully deceive v. be in a horizontal position …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lie — 1. verb /laɪ̯/ a) To be in a horizontal position. Our uninquiring corpses lie more low / Than our lifes curiosity doth go. b) To be placed or situated. Hepaticology, outside the temperate parts of the Northern Hemisphere, still lies deep in the… …   Wiktionary

  • lie — Ⅰ. lie [1] ► VERB (lying; past lay; past part. lain) 1) be in or assume a horizontal or resting position on a supporting surface. 2) be or remain in a specified state. 3) reside or be found. 4) …   English terms dictionary

  • lie — lie1 /luy/, n., v., lied, lying. n. 1. a false statement made with deliberate intent to deceive; an intentional untruth; a falsehood. 2. something intended or serving to convey a false impression; imposture: His flashy car was a lie that deceived …   Universalium

  • lie — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. prevaricate, falsify, deceive; recline, rest, be situated; extend. See falsehood, deception, location, horizontal. Ant., fact, truth. lie detector II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An intentional… …   English dictionary for students

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