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Webster's Dictionary

Lie

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(1):

(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.

(2):

(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.

(3):

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

(4):

(adj.) To lodge; to sleep.

(5):

(n.) See Lye.

(6):

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

(7):

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

(8):

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

(9):

(adj.) To be sustainable; to be capable of being maintained.

(10):

(n.) A fiction; a fable; an untruth.

(11):

(n.) Anything which misleads or disappoints.

(12):

(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.

(13):

(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.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Lie'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/l/lie.html. 1828.

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