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Lie

Definition

[n] a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
[n] position or manner in which something is situated
[n] Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
[v] tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29"
[v] be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf"
[v] assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"
[v] originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
[v] be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
[v] have a place in relation to something else; "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"; "The responsibility rests with the Allies"
[v] be and remain in a particular state or condition; "lie dormant"

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