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lay out

verb as in spend money

verb as in design, plan

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Example Sentences

It really does take an entire book to lay out her case, so do read it.

In his speech Wednesday, Obama is expected to lay out a three-stage strategy for eventually defeating ISIS.

He needs to lay out a strategy for how other nations can and should help Afghans to reduce the risks of a Taliban resurgence.

Beyond the clear conflicts, where a U.S. statute and the code of conduct for judges lay out definitive rules, is a sea of gray.

You get people talking about the vision, then lay out the policies.

They could not be made to work hard: they never would lay out their strength freely, and it was impossible to make them do it.

This morning did give my wife L4 to lay out upon lace and other things for herself.

It was down among some islands that lay out of the much travelled part of the bay, and not far from the Gull Island Thoroughfare.

I made fast to a willow; then I took a bite to eat, and by and by laid down in the canoe to smoke a pipe and lay out a plan.

The house looked like the residence of a miser who would not lay out a penny in keeping up appearances or in repairs.


On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lay out, such as: disburse, expend, give, invest, lend, and outlay.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.