lay out

verb

Definition of lay out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  display, exhibit

  3. 2 :  spend

  4. 3a :  to prepare (a corpse) for viewingb :  to knock flat or unconscious

  5. 4 :  to plan in detail lay out a campaign

  6. 5 :  arrange, design

  7. 6 :  to mark (work) for drilling, machining, or filing

Examples of lay out in a Sentence

  1. he laid out big bucks for a new lawnmower that runs by itself

  2. the transatlantic balloonists laid out a backup plan in case of an emergency

First Known Use of lay out

15th century



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