lie down

verb

Definition of lie down

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to submit meekly or abjectly to defeat, disappointment, or insult <won't take that criticism lying down>

  3. 2 :  to fail to perform or to neglect one's part deliberately <lying down on the job>

1888

First Known Use of lie down

1888



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