Definition of Lie in

1. Verb. Originate (in). "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"

Exact synonyms: Consist, Dwell, Lie
Generic synonyms: Be, Exist
Derivative terms: Lie

2. Verb. Be in confinement for childbirth.

Definition of Lie in

1. Verb. (archaic) To be brought to bed in childbirth. ¹

2. Verb. To stay in bed (longer than usual). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lie In

lie about
lie around
lie awake
lie back
lie before
lie detection
lie detector
lie detectors
lie doggo
lie dormant
lie down
lie in (current term)
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 in

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

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"A'B' at some point R. These pointe P, Q, R lie in the plane of the triangle ABC ... Hence they lie in the intersection of two planes,— that is, in a line. ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"are any four points in space, and if four planes in space, and if the the lines Aß and CO meet, then lines aß and -уб meet, then all all four points lie in ..."

3. The Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1851)
"12 And he took about five thousand men, and set them to lie in ... saying, Behold, ye shall lie in wait against the city, even behind the city : go ..."

4. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1888)
"And, as I was just now remarking, this ignorance in the soul of him who is deceived may be called the true lie; for the lie in words is only a kind of ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"To an eye looking into the instrument from the side of the object, only such stops as lie in front of ..."

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