Scrabble word: LAY


In which Scrabble dictionary does LAY exist?

Scrabble (US/Canada)
(6 pts)
Official Scrabble (OSPD4)
(6 pts)
Official Scrabble (OSPD5)
(6 pts)
(6 pts)
(3 pts)
Scrabble (UK)
(6 pts)
Lexulous (US)
(7 pts)

Definitions of LAY in dictionaries:

    • noun - a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    • noun - a narrative poem of popular origin
    • verb - put into a certain place or abstract location
    • verb - put in a horizontal position
    • verb - prepare or position for action or operation
    • verb - lay eggs
    • verb - impose as a duty, burden, or punishment
    • verb - be located or situated somewhere
    • verb - be lying, be prostrate
    • verb - originate (in)
    • verb - be and remain in a particular state or condition
    • verb - tell an untruth
    • verb - have a place in relation to something else
    • verb - assume a reclining position
    • adj - characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy
    • adj - not of or from a profession
    • To cause to lie down: lay a child in its crib.
    • To place in or bring to a particular state or position.
    • To bury.
    • To put or set down: lay new railroad track.
    • To produce and deposit: lay eggs.
    • To cause to subside; calm or allay: “chas’d the clouds... and laid the winds” (John Milton).
    • To put up to or against: lay an ear to the door.
    • To put forward as a reproach or an accusation: They laid the blame on us.
    • To put or set in order or readiness for use: lay the table for lunch.
    • To devise; contrive: lay plans.
    • To spread over a surface: lay paint on a canvas.
    • To place or give (importance): lay stress on clarity of expression.
    • To impose as a burden or punishment: lay a penalty upon the offender.
    • To present for examination: lay a case before a committee.
    • To put forward as a demand or an assertion: laid claim to the estate.
    • To place (a bet); wager.
    • To aim (a gun or cannon).
    • To place together (strands) to be twisted into rope.
    • To make in this manner: lay up cable.
    • To have sexual intercourse with.
    • To produce and deposit eggs.
    • To bet; wager.
    • Non-Standard.
    • To engage energetically in an action.
    • To put oneself into the position indicated.
    • The direction the strands of a rope or cable are twisted in: a left lay.
    • The amount of such twist.
    • The state of one that lays eggs: a hen coming into lay.
    • Vulgar Slang.
    • Sexual intercourse.
    • A partner in sexual intercourse.
    • To give up; abandon: lay aside all hope of rescue.
    • To save for the future.
    • To reserve for the future; save.
    • To put aside and hold for future delivery.
    • To give up and surrender: laid down their arms.
    • To specify: laid down the rules.
    • To store for the future.
    • To lie down.
    • To scold sharply.
    • To attack physically; beat up.
    • To terminate the employment of (a worker), especially temporarily.
    • To mark off: lay off an area for a garden.
    • To stop doing something; quit.
    • To place all or a part of an accepted bet with another bookie in order to reduce the risk.
    • To apply (something) by or as if by spreading (it) onto a flat surface: laid on a thick Southern accent.
    • To prepare, usually in an elaborate fashion; arrange: laid on cocktails for 50 at the last minute.
    • To present or reveal to; confront with: “went around talking to people about anything until he could lay his standard question on them” (John Vinocur).
    • To make a detailed plan for.
    • To clothe and prepare (a corpse) for burial.
    • To rebuke harshly: She laid me out for breaking the vase.
    • To knock to the ground or unconscious.
    • To expend; spend: lay out a fortune on jewelry.
    • To display: lay out merchandise; lay the merchandise out.
    • To bring (a ship) to a stop in open water.
    • To remain stationary and face into the wind.
    • To stock for future use: lay up supplies for a long journey.
    • To confine with an illness or injury: was laid up for a month.
    • To put (a ship) in dock, as for repairs.
    • To exaggerate; overstate.
    • To accelerate suddenly a motor vehicle from a halt to a high speed, thereby spinning the wheels and depositing on the road a thin film of burned rubber from the rear tire or tires.
    • Of, relating to, or involving the laity: a lay preacher.
    • Not of or belonging to a particular profession; nonprofessional: a lay opinion as to the seriousness of the disease.
    • A narrative poem, such as one sung by medieval minstrels; a ballad.
    • A song; a tune.
    • verb - to deposit as a wager


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