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lie low

Definition of lie low

  1. :  to try not to be noticed :  to stay hidden or inactive in order to avoid being noticed or found <The prisoners had to lie low after their escape.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to be or to stay at rest in a horizontal position :  be prostrate :  rest, recline

    :  to reside temporarily :  stay for the night :  lodge

    :  to remain inactive (as in concealment)

  1. :  lay

    :  the position or situation in which something lies (see 1lie)

    :  the haunt of an animal (as a fish) :  covert

  1. :  to make an untrue statement with intent to deceive

    :  to create a false or misleading impression

    :  to bring about by telling lies

  1. :  an assertion of something known or believed by the speaker to be untrue with intent to deceive

    :  an untrue or inaccurate statement that may or may not be believed true by the speaker

    :  something that misleads or deceives

  1. :  moo

  1. :  the deep sustained sound characteristic especially of a cow

  1. :  having a small upward extension or elevation

    :  situated or passing little above a reference line, point, or plane

    :  having a low-cut neckline

  1. : :  something that is low: as

    :  depth

    :  a region of low barometric pressure

  1. :  flame, blaze

  1. :  flame, blaze


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