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General dictionaries General (37 matching dictionaries)
  1. lay, lay, lay, lay: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. lay, lay, lay, lay: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. lay: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. lay: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. lay, lay, lay, lay: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. lay: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Lay, lay: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. lay: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Lay: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. lay: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. lay: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. lay: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. lay: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. lay (adj.), lay (n.), lay (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Lay, lay: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. lay: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. lay: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Lay (river), Lay: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. lay: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Lay: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. lay: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. lay: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. lay: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. lay: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. LAY: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  26. lay: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  27. lay: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  28. Lay: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  29. lay: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  30. lay: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  31. lay: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  32. Lay, lay: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  33. lay, lay (one's): Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  34. Lay: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]
  35. lay: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Lay: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]
  2. LAY: Technical Glossary of Theatre Terms [home, info]
  3. LAY: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  4. lay: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]
  5. LAY: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. lay: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. lay: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. lay: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. lay: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. lay: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. lay: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. Lay: baby names list [home, info]
  2. lay: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  3. LAY: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  4. LAY: Three Letter Words with definitions [home, info]
  5. LAY: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  6. lay: Idioms [home, info]
  7. lay: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. lay: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]
  2. lay: The Folk File [home, info]
  3. Lay: Twists, Slugs and Roscoes: Hardboiled Slang [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Lay, Lay: Gambling Glossary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. lay: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  2. LAY: Glossary of Composite Terms [home, info]
  3. Lay: K & A glossary [home, info]
  4. lay: Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool [home, info]
  5. lay: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (lay)

noun:  a narrative poem of popular origin
noun:  a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
verb:  impose as a duty, burden, or punishment ("Lay a responsibility on someone")
verb:  put in a horizontal position ("Lay the books on the table")
verb:  lay eggs ("This hen doesn't lay")
verb:  prepare or position for action or operation ("Lay a fire")
verb:  put into a certain place or abstract location
adjective:  not of or from a profession ("A lay opinion as to the cause of the disease")
adjective:  concerning those not members of the clergy ("The lay ministry")
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 12500 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1530)

▸ Also see lie
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Phrases that include lay:   lay off, lay out, lay hands on, lay to rest, lay low, more...

Words similar to lay:   ballad, laic, laid, laying, lie, place, pose, position, put, repose, secular, set, amateur, melody, nonprofessional, put down, song, more...

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