lie over
intransitive verb Date: circa 1847 to await disposal or attention at a later time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lie over — index overlap Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lie over — intransitive verb 1. of a ship : lie along 2. a. : to remain unpaid when overdue b. : to await disposal or attention at a later time several jobs lying over from last week * * * lie over …   Useful english dictionary

  • lie over — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. stay over, break a journey, stop off; see halt 2 , pause , stop 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • lie over — 1. Be deferred, be postponed. 2. Remain unpaid (said of a note) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To lie over — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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

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