Synonyms of laid


1. put, set, place, pose, position, lay, move, displace

usage: put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"

2. lay, put down, repose, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"

3. lay, organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate

usage: prepare or position for action or operation; "lay a fire"; "lay the foundation for a new health care plan"

4. lay, lay, put down, repose

usage: lay eggs; "This hen doesn't lay"

5. lay, levy, impose

usage: impose as a duty, burden, or punishment; "lay a responsibility on someone"


1. laid, set, arranged (vs. disarranged), ordered

usage: set down according to a plan: "a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern"

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