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lie

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lie




lie

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lie

  1. to make a statement one knows to be untrue <would I lie to you about that?> Synonyms fabricate, fib, prevaricate Related Words forswear (also foreswear), perjure; equivocate, fudge, palter; beguile, cozen, deceive, delude, dupe, fool, gull, hoax, hoodwink, kid, snow, take in, trick; defame, libel, slander, traduce; falsify, misreport, misrepresent, misstate; distort, garble; dissemble, dissimulate; misguide, misinform, mislead Near Antonyms assert, swear, testify; authenticate, confirm, substantiate, validate, verify




lie

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lie

  1. 1 to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction <the train tracks lie just over that hill> Synonyms bear, extend, go, head, lead, lieRelated Words cross, cut, pass; course, follow, span, traverse

  2. 2 to occupy a place or location <I left the book lying on the counter> Synonyms be, bear, lie, sitRelated Words command, overlook; hang around, remain, rest, stay, stick around, tarry; await, wait; post, station; dwell, reside

  3. 3 to remain out of sight <paparazzi were lying in wait outside the restaurant, a well-known celebrity hangout> Synonyms hole up, lie, lurk, repose, skulkRelated Words slink, sneak; avoid, elude, evadeNear Antonyms come out, materialize, show up, turn upAntonyms appear




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