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1. lie  (noun) 
a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth

  Also known as: prevarication

  More Specific:
fib / story / tale / tarradiddle / taradiddle - a trivial lie
jactitation - (law) a false boast that can harm others
whopper / walloper - a gross untruth
white lie - an unimportant lie (especially one told to be tactful or polite)

  More Generic:
    falsehood     falsity     untruth     false statement

2. lie  (noun) 
position or manner in which something is situated

  More Generic:
    position     place

3. Lie  (noun) 
Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)

  Also known as: Trygve Lie, Trygve Halvden Lie

  More Generic:
    diplomat     diplomatist

4. lie  (verb) 
tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don''t lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29"

  More Specific:
romance - tell romantic or exaggerated lies
perjure - knowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of perjury
fib - tell a relatively insignificant lie

  More Generic:
    misinform     mislead

5. lie  (verb) 
be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf"

    lie down     lie

  More Specific:
sun / sunbathe - expose one''s body to the sun
sprawl - sit or lie with one''s limbs spread out
recumb / repose / recline - lean in a comfortable resting position
overlie - lie upon
lie awake - lie without sleeping
repose - lie when dead
bask - be exposed

  Verb Group:
    lie down     lie

  Opposite of:
    stand     stand up     sit     sit down

6. lie  (verb) 
assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"

  Also known as: lie down

  More Specific:
stretch / stretch out - lie down comfortably
charge - lie down on command, of hunting dogs
prostrate / bow down - get into a prostrate position, as in submission

  More Generic:
    change posture

  Verb Group:

  Opposite of:
    arise     rise     uprise     get up     stand up

7. lie  (verb) 
originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"

  Also known as: dwell, consist, belong, lie in

  More Specific:
inhere - be inherent in something
pertain / appertain - be a part or attribute of

  More Generic:
    exist     be

8. lie  (verb) 
be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

  More Specific:
nestle - lie in a sheltered position
intervene - be placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events
top - be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point
mediate - occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
ride - lie moored or anchored
lap - lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
localize / localise / focalize / focalise - concentrate on a particular place or spot
slant - lie obliquely
precede / predate - come before
underlie - lie underneath
cap / crest - lie at the top of
front / look / face - be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point
back - be in back of
flank - be located at the sides of something or somebody
head - be in the front of or on top of
dominate / command / overlook / overtop - look down on
line / run along - be in line with
orient / point - be oriented
look out on / look out over / overlook / look across - be oriented in a certain direction

  More Generic:

  Verb Group:
    lie     rest

9. lie  (verb) 
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"

  Also known as: rest

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10. lie  (verb) 
be and remain in a particular state or condition; "lie dormant"

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