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laying out

verb
present participle of lay out

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1 to hand over or use up in payment
  • he laid out big bucks for a new lawnmower that runs by itself

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2 to work out the details of (something) in advance
  • the transatlantic balloonists laid out a backup plan in case of an emergency

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3 to put into a particular arrangement
  • plants in the botanical gardens are laid out according to biogeographic region

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4 to present so as to invite notice or attention
  • for the historic celebration, the museum laid out its full collection of native artifacts

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“Laying out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/laying%20out. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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