Antonyms for lay
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term lay.
a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
a narrative poem of popular origin
laic, lay, secular(adj)
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"
put, set, place, pose, position, lay(verb)
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"
sit, site, redact, gear up, fructify, send, mystify, put down, coiffure, plant, cast, put, prepare, do, rank, frame, place, impersonate, fix, countersink, arrange, stick, set up, define, station, gravel, aim, repose, amaze, beat, posture, come out, dress, typeset, localise, dumbfound, localize, mark, go under, point, locate, specify, correct, bewilder, set, personate, position, come in, rate, sic, range, limit, jell, grade, present, coiffe, post, baffle, pose, vex, coif, commit, direct, perplex, stupefy, flummox, ready, rig, get, order, invest, identify, determine, target, puzzle, model, go down, congeal, assign, lay out, couch, adjust, nonplus
lay, put down, repose(verb)
put in a horizontal position
"lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"
put, destroy, bring down, enter, get down, recline, disgrace, set, pose, put down, place, degrade, discharge, drop, unload, rest, repose, set down, record, land, take down, reside, position, demean, drop off, recumb, place down, write down
prepare or position for action or operation
"lay a fire"; "lay the foundation for a new health care plan"
"This hen doesn't lay"
impose as a duty, burden, or punishment
"lay a responsibility on someone"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Put is the most general term for bringing an object to some point or within some space, however exactly or loosely; we may put a horse in a pasture, or put a bullet in a rifle or into an enemy. Place denotes more careful movement and more exact location; as, to place a crown on one's head, or a garrison in a city. To lay is to place in a horizontal position; to set is to place in an upright position; we lay a cloth, and set a dish upon a table. To deposit is to put in a place of security for future use; as, to deposit money in a bank; the original sense, to lay down or let down (quietly), is also common; as, the stream deposits sediment.
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How to use lay in a sentence?
In forming a judgment, lay your hearts void of foretaken opinions; else, whatsoever is done or said, will be measured by a wrong rule; like them who have jaundice, to whom everything appears yellow.
So I thought either Grey Grey Worm or Missandei, that one would be taken from another. I honestly thought Grey Worm was gone in that episode, and I even had that thought :' Take me !' She's come through so much s ** t that she's had to deal with her life. As soon as it looks like they're about to enjoy it, it all gets snatched away. So I didn't expect it and I had to lay down the script for a bit.
I would encourage all soldiers who have a conscience to lay down their arms and join me and so many others who are willing to stop serving the agents of imperialism and join us in a revolutionary movement!
You want to have a discussion and lay out all the terms and conditions and your expectations as a lender, if you can get collateral and security, that will add to your peace of mind. Otherwise you’re going on faith and hope that you get paid back.
Melissa and I continue to deal with the loss of our beloved boy, Lane, and are overwhelmed with the support and love we have received from family and friends in our community as well as from around the country, we understand the public's interest, but as we move forward this weekend, we ask for and appreciate the privacy we need to lay our son to rest. Neither Melissa, Lane Graves on Wednesday or anyone from our family will be speaking publicly ; Lane Graves on Wednesday simply can not at this time.
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