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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


Medførerlie

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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