lay on

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

lay on

verb

Definition of LAY ON

1
to put a layer of on a surface <she lays the butter on so thickly that you hardly taste the bagel>
Synonyms apply, lay, lay on
Near Antonyms bare, expose, peel, strip, uncover
2
chiefly British  to provide with a paying job <lay on more staff for the busy tourist season in the Lake District>
Synonyms assume, engage, fee [chiefly Scottish], hire, lay on [chiefly British], pay, place, recruit, retain, sign (up or on), take on
Near Antonyms furlough, lay off, lock out
Antonyms ax (or axe), can, discharge, dismiss, fire, sack

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