Hyphenation of lay

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Definitions of lay:

A narrative song with a recurrent refrain
A narrative poem of popular origin
Put into a certain place or abstract location
Put your things here Set the tray down Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children Place emphasis on a certain point
Put in a horizontal position
Lay the books on the table Lay the patient carefully onto the bed
Prepare or position for action or operation
Lay a fire Lay the foundation for a new health care plan
Lay eggs
This hen doesn't lay
Impose as a duty, burden, or punishment
Lay a responsibility on someone
Characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy
Set his collar in laic rather than clerical position The lay ministry
Not of or from a profession
A lay opinion as to the cause of the disease

Synonyms of lay:

adj laic, secular, profane
adj nonprofessional
noun ballad, song
noun ballad, poem, verse form
verb put, set, place, pose, position, move, displace, lay out
verbput down, repose, put, set, place, pose, position, lay over, lay away, lay aside
verb organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate
verbput down, repose
verb levy, impose
verb lie, be
verb lie
verb dwell, consist, lie, belong, lie in, exist, be
verb lie, be
verb lie, misinform, mislead
verb lie, rest, be
verblie down, lie, change posture

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