Synonyms of lying

Noun


1. lying, prevarication, fabrication, falsification, misrepresentation

usage: the deliberate act of deviating from the truth

Verb


1. lie, be

usage: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

2. lie

usage: be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf"

3. dwell, consist, lie, lie in, exist, be

usage: originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"

4. lie, be

usage: be and remain in a particular state or condition; "lie dormant"

5. lie, misinform, mislead

usage: tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29"

6. lie, rest, be

usage: have a place in relation to something else; "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"; "The responsibility rests with the Allies"

7. lie down, lie, change posture

usage: assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"

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