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lies

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular of lie

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lies

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of lie

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1 to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction
  • the train tracks lie just over that hill

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2 to occupy a place or location
  • I left the book lying on the counter

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3 to remain out of sight
  • paparazzi were lying in wait outside the restaurant, a well-known celebrity hangout

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lies

noun
plural of lie

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“Lies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lies. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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