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Synonyms for lie

Synonyms for (noun) lie

Synonyms: prevarication, lie Definition: a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth

Similar words: untruth, falsehood, falsity Definition: a false statement

Synonyms: lie Definition: position or manner in which something is situated

Similar words: position, place Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something Usage: he put the lamp back in its place

Synonyms: Lie, Trygve Halvden Lie, Trygve Lie Definition: Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)

Similar words: diplomat, diplomatist Definition: an official engaged in international negotiations

Synonyms for (verb) lie

Synonyms: lie Definition: tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive Usage: Don't lie to your parents; She lied when she told me she was only 29

Similar words: misinform, mislead Definition: give false or misleading information to

Synonyms: lie, lie down Definition: assume a reclining position Usage: lie down on the bed until you feel better

Similar words: change posture Definition: undergo a change in bodily posture

Synonyms: dwell, consist, lie, lie in Definition: originate (in) Usage: The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

Similar words: be, exist Definition: have an existence, be extant Usage: Is there a God?

Synonyms: lie Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

Similar words: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?

Synonyms: lie, rest Definition: have a place in relation to something else Usage: The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West; The responsibility rests with the Allies

Similar words: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?

Synonyms: lie Definition: be and remain in a particular state or condition Usage: lie dormant

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer