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Engelsk tillægsord: lay

1. lay characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSet his collar in laic rather than clerical position.
The lay ministry.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)laic, secular

Termer med lignende betydningprofane, secular

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)sacred

2. lay not of or from a profession

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA lay opinion as to the cause of the disease.

Termer med lignende betydningnonprofessional

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)professional

Engelsk navneord: lay

1. lay (om kommunikation) a narrative song with a recurrent refrain

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ballad

Mindre specifikke termersong, vocal

Mere specifikke termerminstrelsy

2. lay (om kommunikation) a narrative poem of popular origin

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ballad

Mindre specifikke termerpoem, verse form

Mere specifikke termerEdda

Engelsk udsagnsord: lay

1. lay (om relation) put into a certain place or abstract location

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPut your things here.
Set the tray down.
Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children.
Place emphasis on a certain point.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey lay the bags on the table

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)place, pose, position, put, set

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move

Mere specifikke termerappose, arrange, barrel, bed, bottle, bucket, butt, clap, cock, coffin, cram, deposit, dispose, docket, emplace, emplace, enclose, ensconce, fix, glycerolise, glycerolize, ground, imbricate, inclose, insert, instal, install, intersperse, introduce, jar, juxtapose, ladle, lay, lay over, lean, load, lose, marshal, middle, mislay, misplace, misplace, nestle, parallelize, park, perch, pigeonhole, pile, pillow, place down, place upright, plant, plant, poise, posit, position, postpose, prepose, put back, put down, put down, put in, put in, rack up, recess, recline, replace, repose, repose, reposition, rest, rest, seat, seat, seat, seed, set, set, set down, set down, set up, set up, settle, settle, settle down, shelve, ship, sign, siphon, sit, sit down, situate, snuggle, sow, space, stand, stand up, step, stick in, stratify, superimpose, superpose, superpose, tee, tee up, throw, throw, thrust, trench, underlay, upend

2. lay (om relation) put in a horizontal position

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLay the books on the table.
Lay the patient carefully onto the bed.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)put down, repose

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerlay, place, pose, position, put, set

Mere specifikke termerblow, bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay, lay to rest, rail, rebury


3. lay (om tilvejebringelse) prepare or position for action or operation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLay a fire.
Lay the foundation for a new health care plan.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdevise, get up, machinate, organise, organize, prepare

4. lay (om relation) lay eggs

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis hen doesn't lay.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termerlay, put down, repose

Mere specifikke termerspawn

5. lay (om forhold) impose as a duty, burden, or punishment

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLay a responsibility on someone.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerimpose, levy

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