lie to
intransitive verb Date: 1711 of a ship to stay stationary with head to windward

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lie to — v. (D; intr.) to lie to about (she lied to me about the incident) * * * [ laɪ tuː] (D; intr.) to lie to about (she lie tod to me about the incident) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • lie to — {v.} Of a ship: To stay in one place facing against the wind; stop. * /Our ship will lie to outside the harbor until daylight./ Compare: LAY TO(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lie to — {v.} Of a ship: To stay in one place facing against the wind; stop. * /Our ship will lie to outside the harbor until daylight./ Compare: LAY TO(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lie\ to — v Of a ship: to stay in one place facing against the wind; stop. Our ship will lie to outside the harbor until daylight. Compare: lay to(2) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lie to — (Naut.) Stop, check headway …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To lie to — 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

  • To give the lie to — Lie Lie (l[imac]), n. [AS. lyge; akin to D. leugen, OHG. lugi, G. l[ u]ge, lug, Icel. lygi, Dan. & Sw. l[ o]gn, Goth. liugn. See {Lie} to utter a falsehood.] 1. A falsehood uttered or acted for the purpose of deception; an intentional violation… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lie to Me — Logo original de la série Titre original Lie to Me Autres titres francophones Lie to Me : Crimes et Mensonges (Québec) Genre Série d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lie to Me — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Lie to Me Título Lie to Me Género Drama Creado por Samuel Baum Reparto Tim Roth Kelli Williams Brendan Hines Monica Raymund Mekhi Phifer …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lie to Me (desambiguación) — Lie To Me puede hacer referencia a: Lie to Me / Miénteme (2009 2011), serie de TV; Lie To Me / Miénteme (1997), episodio (02x07) de la serie Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Lie to Me (1984), canción del grupo inglés Depeche Mode publicada en el álbum… …   Wikipedia Español

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