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synonyms for lay

  • secular
  • ordinary
  • temporal
  • inexpert
  • nonclerical
  • nonprofessional
  • nonspecialist
  • unsacred
See also synonyms for: laid / layer

antonyms for lay

MOST RELEVANT
  • ordained
  • professional
  • displace
  • move
  • remove
  • lift
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        How to use lay in a sentence

        If the organization were in a better financial position — and hadn’t laid off around 25% of its staff this year — it may have kept Notes alive and maybe tried to rework Send.
        MOZILLA SHUTTERS FIREFOX SEND AND NOTESFREDERIC LARDINOISSEPTEMBER 17, 2020TECHCRUNCH
        We still think about ourselves as a startup, and when you think about yourself as a startup it’s really hard to lay off employees.
        ARE YOU READY TO START TRAVELING FOR WORK AGAIN? TRIPACTIONS’ CEO IS BANKING ON ITMICHAL LEV-RAM, WRITERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
        If the Eagles didn’t exist, that would be the biggest egg laid on Sunday.
        WE KNEW A FOOTBALL TEAM WOULD WIN IN WEEK 1. BUT MAYBE NOT ‘FOOTBALL TEAM.’SARA ZIEGLER (SARA.ZIEGLER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
        Nothing protected rank-and-file employees from simply being laid off, and the prime beneficiaries have been shareholders and bondholders as the stock market has soared to new heights.
        THE BIG CORPORATE RESCUE AND THE AMERICA THAT’S TOO SMALL TO SAVEBY LYDIA DEPILLIS, JUSTIN ELLIOTT AND PAUL KIELSEPTEMBER 12, 2020PROPUBLICA
        One of those who may benefit is Ed Miyoshi, who was laid off in December 2016, when he was at 57 and had worked at IBM’s Hopewell Junction, New York, facility for 35 years.
        THE U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION CONFIRMS A PATTERN OF AGE DISCRIMINATION AT IBMBY PETER GOSSELIN, SPECIAL TO PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 11, 2020PROPUBLICA
        As a result, nearly half have decreased work hours for staff, and over a quarter had to lay off employees.
        COVID-19 IS DESTROYING THE REHAB INDUSTRYANNALISA MERELLISEPTEMBER 11, 2020QUARTZ
        At the other end, the person carrying the canoe walks right into the water and sets it down, so the two pack carriers can lay their packs right into the boat.
        HOW (AND WHY) TO EXECUTE THE PERFECT CANOE PORTAGEALEX HUTCHINSONSEPTEMBER 9, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
        An ordinance that will require hotels to give workers who were laid off because of the pandemic priority when they hire staff back passed the San Diego City Council Tuesday.
        MORNING REPORT: A QUESTIONABLE STAT THAT’S GUIDING REOPENINGVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
        Laid-off employees who held similar positions or who could be trained as easily as any new employee, would need to be offered the position, with preference given to the laid-off employee with the most seniority.
        CITY TO WEIGH MEASURE GIVING LAID-OFF HOTEL WORKERS FIRST SHOT AT OPEN JOBSMAYA SRIKRISHNANSEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
        When the session ended for the year, California Senate Republicans sent out press release devoted solely to their hatred of the law and laying out their attempts to repeal it.
        SACRAMENTO REPORT: 3 TAKEAWAYS FROM A WILD LEGISLATIVE SESSIONSARA LIBBYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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        WORDS RELATED TO LAY

        • aria
        • descant
        • lay
        • melody
        • song
        • strain
        • theme
        • adducing
        • advancing
        • affirming
        • averring
        • avouching
        • avowing
        • charging
        • citing
        • declaring
        • deposing
        • lying
        • maintaining
        • offering
        • pleading
        • presenting
        • professing
        • putting forward
        • reciting
        • recounting
        • stating
        • testifying
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