lay over
verb Date: 1838 transitive verb postpone intransitive verb to make a stopover

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lay over — index continue (adjourn), delay Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lay over — verb 1. interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight (Freq. 1) We had to stop over in Venezuela on our flight back from Brazil • Syn: ↑stop over • Derivationally related forms: ↑stopover (for: ↑stop over), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay over — {v.} 1. To put off until later; delay; postpone. * /We voted to lay the question over to our next meeting for decision./ 2. To arrive in one place and wait some time before continuing the journey. * /We had to lay over in St. Louis for two hours… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lay over — {v.} 1. To put off until later; delay; postpone. * /We voted to lay the question over to our next meeting for decision./ 2. To arrive in one place and wait some time before continuing the journey. * /We had to lay over in St. Louis for two hours… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lay\ over — v 1. To put off until later; delay; postpone. We voted to lay the question over to our next meeting for decision. 2. To arrive in one place and wait some time before continuing the journey. We had to lay over in St. Louis for two hours waiting… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lay over — stay overnight while traveling    On the way to Winnipeg, we usually lay over in Regina …   English idioms

  • lay over — arrive in one place and wait some time before continuing a journey We were told that we will have to lay over in London for nine hours before we go on to Kenya …   Idioms and examples

  • lay over — Synonyms and related words: adjourn, apply to, blanket, block, canopy, cloak, clothe, cloud, continue, cope, cover, cover up, cowl, curtain, defer, delay, drag out, eclipse, extend, film, hang fire, hang up, hold off, hold over, hold up, hood,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lay over — v. put on top; cover; spread over; make a short stop over during a journey n. short stop over during a trip …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lay over — to stop or have to stay in a place when you are traveling. He laid over with a German family living in the area. People were getting laid over in Dallas because of the floods in Houston …   New idioms dictionary

  • lay over — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. delay, stay over, break a journey; see rest 2 , stop 1 …   English dictionary for students

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