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  • 1 Lay-Away — is a 1972 funk rock single released by The Isley Brothers on their T Neck imprint. Released as the first record off their Brother, Brother, Brother album, the song depicted the narrator s description of how his lover s love was so special that he …

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  • 2 lay away — index hold (possess), keep (shelter), reserve, store Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 lay away — verb save up as for future use • Syn: ↑hoard, ↑stash, ↑cache, ↑hive up, ↑squirrel away • Derivationally related forms: ↑cache (for: ↑cache), ↑ …

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  • 4 lay away — save They are trying to lay away some money for their holiday next year …

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  • 5 lay away — Synonyms and related words: bank, bundle away, cache, coffer, delay, deposit, entomb, file, hutch, inhume, inter, lay aside, lay by, lay down, lay in, lay in store, lay up, lodge, pack away, pigeonhole, plant, postpone, push aside, put aside, put …

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  • 6 lay away — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To save] Syn. lay aside, keep, collect; see save 3 , store 2 . 2. [To bury] Syn. entomb, inter, inhume; see bury 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To reserve for the future: keep, lay aside, lay by, lay in, lay up, put… …

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  • 7 lay-away — /ˈleɪ əweɪ/ (say lay uhway) noun US → lay by (defs 1 and 2) …

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  • 8 lay away — {v.} 1. To save. * /She laid a little of her pay away each week./ 2. To bury (a person). Used to avoid the word bury , which some people think is unpleasant. * /He was laid away in his favorite spot on the hill./ …

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  • 9 lay away — {v.} 1. To save. * /She laid a little of her pay away each week./ 2. To bury (a person). Used to avoid the word bury , which some people think is unpleasant. * /He was laid away in his favorite spot on the hill./ …

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  • 10 lay\ away — v 1. To save. She laid a little of her pay away each week. 2. To bury (a person). Used to avoid the word bury , which some people think is unpleasant. He was laid away in his favorite spot on the hill …

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  • 11 lay away — transitive verb Date: circa 1928 to put aside for future use or delivery …

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  • 12 lay away — Canadian Slang to have a store hold merchandise until it is paid for by installment …

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  • 13 Lay Away — 1) Cribbage Give cards to the crib 2) Pinochle See Bury a Card (2) …

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  • 14 lay·away — /ˈlejəˌweı/ noun [singular] US : a way of buying something in which you do not receive the thing you are buying until you have paid the full price by making small payments over a period of time We bought the table and chairs on layaway, so we won …

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  • 15 lay-away — …

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  • 16 lay-away plan — {n.} A plan for buying something that you can t pay cash for; a plan in which you pay some money down and pay a little more when you can, and the store holds the article until you have paid the full price. * /She could not afford to pay for the… …

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  • 17 lay-away plan — {n.} A plan for buying something that you can t pay cash for; a plan in which you pay some money down and pay a little more when you can, and the store holds the article until you have paid the full price. * /She could not afford to pay for the… …

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  • 18 lay-away\ plan — noun A plan for buying something that you can t pay cash for; a plan in which you pay some money down and pay a little more when you can, and the store holds the article until you have paid the full price. She could not afford to pay for the coat …

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  • 19 lay — lay1 [lā] vt. laid, laying [ME leyen, new formation < 3d pers. sing. of earlier leggen < OE lecgan, lit., to make lie (akin to Goth lagjan, Ger legen) < pt. base of OE licgan, to LIE1] 1. to cause to come down or fall with force; knock… …

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  • 20 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.… …

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