Definitions of lie:
  • noun:   a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
  • noun:   position or manner in which something is situated
  • noun:   Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
  • verb:   be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
  • verb:   have a place in relation to something else
    Example: "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"
  • verb:   be and remain in a particular state or condition
    Example: "Lie dormant"
  • verb:   tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive
    Example: "Don't lie to your parents"
  • verb:   be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
  • verb:   assume a reclining position
    Example: "Lie down on the bed until you feel better"
  • verb:   originate (in)
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #70768)

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