Definition of Lie down

1. Verb. Assume a reclining position. "Lie down on the bed until you feel better"

Exact synonyms: Lie
Related verbs: Lie
Generic synonyms: Change Posture
Specialized synonyms: Stretch, Stretch Out, Charge, Bow Down, Prostrate
Antonyms: Arise

Definition of Lie down

1. Verb. (intransitive) to assume a reclining position ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) to be lazy or remiss ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lie Down

lie about
lie around
lie awake
lie back
lie before
lie detection
lie detector
lie detectors
lie doggo
lie dormant
lie down (current term)
lie in
lie in wait
lie low
lie of the land
lie off
lie through one's teeth
lie to
lie upon
lieberkuhn's glands

Literary usage of Lie down

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"3: 5.1 called not; lie down again. 6. my son ; tie down again. 9. Go, Hi' down : and it shall be, •2Sa. 13: 5. Lay thee down on thy hod, 2Sa. 13:11. ..."

2. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1830)
"The ideas which strike the fancy arise in us without our choice, either from the occurrences of the day past, the temper we lie down in, or it may be the ..."

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