alphabet

Lay

Definition of lay:

part of speech: participle

Laid.

part of speech: noun

A song: a lyric or narrative poem.

part of speech: verb

To cause to lie down: to place or set down: to beat down: to spread on a surface: to calm: to appease: to wager: to bring forth: to impose: to charge: to present.

part of speech: noun

Past tense of the intransitive verb lie.

part of speech: noun

Pa. t. of LIE, to lay one's self down.

part of speech: noun

Pertaining to the laity.

part of speech: verb

To put or place; spread over; cause to lie; settle; calm; bring forth and drop, as an egg; wager; deposit; set or form secretly; as, to lay a trap or plot; impose, as a burden; as, to lay a task on someone.

part of speech: verb

To produce eggs:- pr. p. laying; pa. t. and pa. p. laid.

part of speech: participle

Laying.

part of speech: noun

A simple song or poem.

part of speech: verb

To place, or cause, to lie down; to calm; wager; produce eggs.

part of speech: verb

To produce eggs.

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