What is another word for lays?

Pronunciation: [lˈe͡ɪz] (IPA)

Lays is a common verb that is most often used to describe the action of putting something in a horizontal position. However, there are many synonyms for the word lays that can be useful when writing or speaking. For instance, the words "places," "puts," "sets," "lays down," or "lays out" can all be used to describe similar actions. Additionally, the word "arranges" can be used to describe a more intentional positioning of objects. Depending on the context of the sentence, other words such as "deposits," "drops," "puts down," or "plops" could also be used as synonyms for lays. Altering your word choice like this can make your language more varied and expressive.

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What are the hypernyms for Lays?

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Usage examples for Lays

And he distinctly lays down two great principles.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
I was forgetting to add that, with respect to cholera, and indeed fever generally, that Dr. S. lays great stress upon what he calls the moral treatment of the people, amusing their minds by easily learned games and simple pleasures.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
He smiles with delight and lays down the butter.
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Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

Famous quotes with Lays

  • An epic is not made by piecing together a set of heroic lays, adjusting their discrepancies and making them into a continuous narrative.
    Lascelles Abercrombie
  • The humanitarian lays stress almost solely upon breadth of knowledge and sympathy.
    Irving Babbitt
  • Most importantly, the meaning of spirituality lays the seeds for our destiny and the path we must follow.
    Dennis Banks
  • This fact lays on us - so long as the maintenance of good relations with Russia seems to us worth an effort - the duty of satisfying Russia that she has no need to fear any invasion of her sphere of interests on Germany's part.
    Bernhard von Bulow
  • A brick layer, lays bricks... I'm an Actor, that's what I do.
    Michael Chiklis

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