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lay on

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lay on

  1. 1 to put a layer of on a surface she lays the butter on so thickly that you hardly taste the bagel Synonyms of lay on apply, lay, spreadWords Related to lay on anoint, bedaub, besmear, dab, daub, plaster, slather, smear; blanket, carpet, coat, cover, layer, mantle, overlay, overlie, overspread, sheet, surfaceNear Antonyms of lay on bare, expose, peel, strip, uncover

  2. 2 chiefly British  to provide with a paying job lay on more staff for the busy tourist season in the Lake District Synonyms of lay on assume, engage, fee [chiefly Scottish], hire, employ [chiefly British], pay, place, recruit, retain, sign (up or on), take onWords Related to lay on reemploy, reengage, rehire; apprentice, contract, job, partner, subcontract; enlist; advance, promote, upgrade; keep (on); headhunt, scoutNear Antonyms of lay on furlough, lay off, lock outAntonyms of lay on ax (or axe), can, discharge, dismiss, fire, sack


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