Synonyms for lying

Grammar : Adj
Spell : lahy-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈlaɪ ɪŋ

Top 10 synonyms for lying Other synonyms for the word lying

Définition of lying

Origin :
  • early 13c., action of lie (v.2) "to recline." Lying-in "being in childbed" is attested from mid-15c.
  • adj dishonest
Example sentences :
  • It seemed like one risen from the dead, for he supposed him lying at the bottom of the sea.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • They had collected some of the emu feathers, which were lying all about.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • It was awful to Harriett that her father should be ill, lying there at their mercy.
  • Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
  • The dog, lying by his side, seemed to look at me with sad, imploring eyes.
  • Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
  • She was lying at the bottom of her white-curtained nursery cot.
  • Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
  • It is even feared that he may be lying at the point of death.
  • Extract from : « To be Read at Dusk » by Charles Dickens
  • The coward would not have the courage to contradict her, but he would know if he were lying!
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • He pointed to the rigid form of the dead man, lying there so very near them.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • We could see them lying in a little heap not far from the camp.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • All lesser forms of lying are forbidden along with the greater.
  • Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump

Antonyms for lying

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