Lay

  • 61 lay — (Del fr. lai, y este del irl. laid, canción). m. Composición poética de la Edad Media, en provenzal o en francés, destinada a relatar una leyenda o historia de amores, generalmente en versos cortos …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 62 lay — lay1 W2S1 [leı] v the past tense of ↑lie 1 lay 2 lay2 v past tense and past participle laid [leıd] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put somebody/something down)¦ 2 lay bricks/carpet/concrete/cables etc 3¦(bird/insect etc)¦ 4¦(table)¦ 5 lay the foundations/ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 63 lay — lay1 /lay/, v., laid, laying, n. v.t. 1. to put or place in a horizontal position or position of rest; set down: to lay a book on a desk. 2. to knock or beat down, as from an erect position; strike or throw to the ground: One punch laid him low.… …

    Universalium

  • 64 lay — lay1 [ leı ] (past tense and past participle laid [ leıd ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 put down flat/carefully ▸ 2 push egg from body ▸ 3 plan and prepare ▸ 4 lie ▸ 5 prepare table for meal ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) transitive lay on/in/across/against to put something …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 65 lay — 1 /leI/ verb the past tense of lie 1 2 verb past tense and past participle laid 1 PUT SB/STH DOWN (transitive always + adv/prep) to put someone or something down carefully into a flat position: lay sth in/on/under etc: Laying my coat carefully on …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 66 lay — I [[t]le͟ɪ[/t]] VERB AND NOUN USES ♦♦ lays, laying, laid (In standard English, the form lay is also the past tense of the verb in some meanings. In informal English, people sometimes use the word lay instead of …

    English dictionary

  • 67 lay — ad·lay; al·lay·ment; de·lay·er; de·mo·lay; fin·lay; is·lay; lay; lay·er·age; lay·ered; lay·er·man; lay·ette; lay·ia; lay·lock; lay·san; ma·cau·lay·an; ma·cau·lay·ism; ma·lay·ic; ma·lay·sia; mel·lay; mis·lay; pa·lay; pa·lay·an; rock·lay;… …

    English syllables

  • 68 lay — I UK [leɪ] / US verb Word forms lay : present tense I/you/we/they lay he/she/it lays present participle laying past tense laid UK [leɪd] / US past participle laid *** Collocations: Lay means to put something in a particular place or position: I… …

    English dictionary

  • 69 lay — I [[t]leɪ[/t]] v. laid, lay•ing, n. 1) to put or place in a horizontal position or position of rest; set down: to lay a book on a desk[/ex] 2) to knock or beat down, as from an erect position; strike or throw to the ground: One punch laid him… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 70 lay — I. /leɪ / (say lay) verb (laid, laying) –verb (t) 1. to put or place in a position of rest or recumbency: to lay a book on a desk. 2. to bring, throw, or beat down, as from an erect position: to lay a person low. 3. to cause to subside: to lay… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 71 lay — 1. v. & n. v. (past and past part. laid) 1 tr. place on a surface, esp. horizontally or in the proper or specified place. 2 tr. put or bring into a certain or the required position or state (laid his hand on her arm; lay a carpet). 3 intr. dial.… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 72 lay — lay1 verb (past and past participle laid) 1》 put down, especially gently or carefully. 2》 put down and set in position for use.     ↘Brit. set cutlery on (a table) in preparation for a meal.     ↘put the material for (a fire) in place.… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 73 lay — I v 1. put, place, set, rest, Inf. stick, leave, park, plant; set down, seat, settle; incline, lean. 2. drop, floor, lay low, prostrate; fell, knock or cut or strike down, sink. 3. lodge, submit, present, prefer, bring forward. 4. repose, impute …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 74 lay — I. verb (laid; laying) Etymology: Middle English leyen, from Old English lecgan; akin to Old English licgan to lie more at lie Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to beat or strike down with force 2. a. to put or set down …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 75 Lay — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Toponyme 2 Hydronymie 3 Patron …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 76 lay — 1. 1. is. Üfüqi vəziyyətdə bir birinin üstündə yerləşən cismin sıralarından hər biri; qat. Torpaq layı. Gil layı. Qumlu laylar. // Qatqat görünən, sıx, qalın (bulud, tüstü, duman və s. haqqında). Toz layları. Duman layları. – Bir yığın bulud… …

    Azərbaycan dilinin izahlı lüğəti

  • 77 lay — I verb 1) Curtis laid the newspaper on the table Syn: put, place, set, put down, set down, deposit, rest, situate, locate, position; informal stick, dump, park, plunk 2) the act laid the foundation for the new system …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 78 lay*/*/*/ — [leɪ] (past tense and past participle laid [leɪd] ) verb [T] I 1) to put someone or something down in a careful way, especially so that they are lying flat Lay the baby on her back.[/ex] He laid his coat across the arm of the chair.[/ex] 2) if a… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 79 Lay's — Frito Lay Unternehmensform Tochtergesellschaft Gründung 1961 Unternehmenssitz …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 80 lay in — verb keep or lay aside for future use store grain for the winter The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn t eat • Syn: ↑store, ↑hive away, ↑put in, ↑salt away, ↑stack away, ↑stash away …

    Useful english dictionary