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Definition of lie:

  1. A false statement, uttered for the purpose of deception; an intentional violation of truth; a fiction; anything that misleads.
  2. How a thing lies; position.
  3. To utter falsehood with an intention to deceive; to say or do that which deceives another. To give the lie, to charge with falsehood.
  4. To rest in a reclining posture; to lean; to press on; to be situated; to be; to abide; to consist; to be sustainable. To lie at the heart, to be fixed as an object of affection or anxiety. To lie by, to rest; to be near. To lie in the way, to lie an obstacle or impediment. To lie hard or heavy, to oppress; to burden. To lie on hand, to remain in possession; to remain unsold. To lie on the hands, to remain unoccupied or unsold. To lie on the head, to be imputed. To lie in wait, to wait for in concealment or in ambush. To lie in one, to be in the power of; to belong to. To lie down, to lay the body on the ground; to go to rest. To lie in, to be in childbed. To lie under, to be subject to; to suffer. To lie on or upon, to be a matter of obligation or duty. To lis with, to lodge or sleep with; to have carnal knowledge of; to belong to. To lie over to remain unpaid, after the time when payment is due.


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This graph shows how "lie" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for lie:

  1. What other lie about me can you tell?" – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  2. Miss Sampson, did I ever lie to you? – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey
  3. It must be a lie I declare it must! – May Brooke by Anna H. Dorsey

Quotes for lie:

  1. I can't tell a lie- not even when I hear one.
  2. To say I'm the easiest person to live with would be a lie.
  3. A lot of people are tired around here, but I'm not sure they're ready to lie down, stretch out and fall asleep.
  4. This is a nation that has lost the ability to be self -critical, and that makes a lie out of the freedoms.
  5. But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of religion lie somewhere completely different. They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid, to do justice to such weighty matters now.

Rhymes for lie:

  1. ai, bi, bligh, buy, by, bye, chi, cry, die, dry, dye, eye, fly, fry, frye, guy, hi, high, kwai, lxi, lye, mei, nigh, phi, pi, pie, ply, pry, psi, rye, shy, sigh, sky, sly, spry, spy, sty, tai, thai, thigh, tie, try, vi, vie, why, wry, wy, ay, aye, hy, my, nye, sai, thy, wye, fae, pye, sy, tye, bly, chai, dai, kai, shai, ty, cai, mai, brye, keye, cy, jai, gae, chae, lai, ngai, sri, wai, pae, sci, fi, pri, pty, vy, nie, tae, fye, ly, phy, bae, tsai, gyi, kyi, flye, yie;
  2. ally, apply, awry, belie, bonsai, brunei, bye-bye, comply, decry, defy, deny, descry, dubai, goodbye, hereby, hi-fi, imply, july, nearby, rely, reply, retry, shanghai, standby, supply, thereby, untie, versailles, whereby, good-bye, kanai, mihai, uy, imai, alai, iwai, mcfly;
  3. misapply, overfly, underlie, resupply, dui;
  4. oversupply, isty, cspi;
  5. dwi;