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lied

[ lahyd ]SEE DEFINITION OF lied
  • verbtell an untruth
  • verbbe prostrate, flat
  • verbbe situated

Synonyms for lied

  • deceive
  • mislead
  • misrepresent
  • promote
  • BS
  • beguile
  • bull
  • con
  • concoct
  • delude
  • dissemble
  • dissimulate
  • distort
  • dupe
  • equivocate
  • exaggerate
  • fabricate
  • fake
  • falsify
  • fib
  • forswear
  • frame
  • fudge
  • invent
  • malign
  • misguide
  • misinform
  • misspeak
  • misstate
  • overdraw
  • palter
  • perjure
  • pervert
  • phony
  • plant
  • prevaricate
  • snow
  • soft-soap
  • victimize
  • be untruthful
  • bear false witness
  • break promise
  • go back on
  • make believe
  • misinstruct
  • put on
  • put up a front
  • string along
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Antonyms for lied

  • be honest
  • destroy
  • tell truth
  • be upright
  • stand
  • straighten
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIED

The Stick was no liar, he said; it was he who had lied to them; he had let them think that this was his father's Stick.

If it is not as you say, if you have lied to me, much as I love you, I will have you punished.

But she had lied to him, and she had acted lies of apparent ignorance!

I should know whether she lied or told the truth by the sound of her voice.

He could assert now, without fear of refutation, that Stryker had lied.

What was there to ask that would not be a challenge to her to lie, as the serpent had lied?

"She seems to have lied herself," Lady St. Craye could not help saying.

And my Lizzie, my little Lizzie that's lied and deceived us, she is my child—the one we should have had.

The guard treated him unfairly, lied about him to the warden, lost his credits, persecuted him.

She had lied to him; she had been false to him in the greatest of all things; and there could be no forgiveness.

WORD ORIGIN

"German romantic song," 1852, from German Lied, literally "song," from Middle High German liet, from Old High German liod, from Proto-Germanic *leuthan (see laud). Hence Liederkranz, in reference to German singing societies, literally "garland of songs."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LIED

hymn

nounreligious song
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