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See definition of lie by on Dictionary.com
  • as inlay off
  • as inrest
  • as inspell

synonyms for lie by

  • cease
  • desist
  • end
  • give a rest
  • give up
  • halt
  • leave alone
  • leave off
  • let up
  • quit
  • rest
  • spell
  • breathe
  • relax
  • lean
  • unwind
  • spell
  • slack
  • slacken
  • nod
  • slumber
  • recline
  • loaf
  • repose
  • loll
  • lounge
  • doze
  • nap
  • snooze
  • dream
  • idle
  • laze
  • let down
  • let up
  • sit down
  • lie down
  • stretch out
  • drowse
  • unbend
  • unlax
  • be at ease
  • be comfortable
  • compose oneself
  • ease off
  • ease up
  • lie still
  • put feet up
  • refresh oneself
  • slack off
  • take a break
  • take a nap
  • take five
  • take it easy
  • take life easy
  • take ten
  • take time out
  • wind down
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antonyms for lie by

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  • begin
  • employ
  • hire
  • start
  • stand
  • move
  • do
  • walk
  • carry out
  • activate
  • energize
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How to use lie by in a sentence

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
However this be, it is hard to say that these fibs have that clear intention to deceive which constitutes a complete lie.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The "bad form" of telling a lie to the head-master is a later illustration of the same thing.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The word of the law shall be fulfilled without a lie, and wisdom shall be made plain in the mouth of the faithful.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The hut was barely high enough to let him sit up, and long enough to let him lie down—not to stretch out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
In our western communities the dangers to the intellectual nexus lie rather on the other side.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Because it appears that in that ancient Accadian civilisation lie the seeds of many Bible laws and legends.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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WORDS RELATED TO LIE BY

  • ceased
  • desisted
  • ended
  • gave a rest
  • gave up
  • halted
  • lay by
  • left alone
  • left off
  • let up
  • quit
  • rested
  • spelled
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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