English dictionary

Hint: In most browsers you can lookup any word by double click it.

English verb: lay up

1. lay up (change) disable or confine, as with an illness

SamplesShe was laid up with pneumonia for six weeks.

Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)disable, disenable, incapacitate

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk