lay is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

lay Scrabble score: 2

Meaning of lay

  • (of a sailing vessel) to come to a standstill; heave to; lay to
  • deliberately false statement
  • to tend (a crop) for the last time, leaving it to mature without further cultivation
  • to bury
  • the position of something
  • to hold merchandise pending final payment or request for delivery
  • to present for consideration
  • to provide as a special treat
  • past tense of lie
  • to attack physically or verbally; assail
  • to relax
  • to put away for future use; store; save
  • manner of lying
  • to strike or aim blows in every direction
  • to tell a lie
  • not a member of a profession
  • (formerly, of a fighting ship) to come alongside (another fighting ship) in order to board
  • to proceed to do; set about
  • to exaggerate in one's speech or actions, esp. to engage in exaggerated flattery or reproof
  • to stock; store
  • to wait for in order to attack or surprise; lie in wait for
  • to sail in the desired direction without tacking
  • to save for use at a later time; store
  • to deposit as a wager [v LAID or LAYED, LAYING, LAYS]
  • to be or remain
  • to attribute
  • to tell, impart, or give to
  • to give up; yield
  • to cease
  • (of a sailing vessel) to sail close to the wind
  • to assume or have a reclining position
  • to store away for future use
  • to assert firmly; state authoritatively
  • to reserve for later use; save
  • to have sexual intercourse
  • to draw at full size (the lines of a hull), as on the floor of a mold loft; lay off; loft
  • (of a hen) to produce (eggs)
  • to place or put down, esp. on a flat surface
  • not ordained into the clergy
  • to dismiss (an employee)
  • to cover with; apply
  • to proceed according to a plan
  • to sail toward or row with a full stroke
  • to abandon; reject
  • to place in proper position