(of a person or animal) be in or assume a horizontal or resting position on a supporting surface.
the man lay face downward on the grass
be, remain, or be kept in a specified state.
the church lies in ruins today
(of a place) be situated in a specified position or direction.
the small town of Swampscott lies about ten miles north of Boston
(of an action, charge, or claim) be admissible or sustainable.
Before the judge and before us there was some debate whether such a claim lies for breach of fiduciary duty generally or only those which also involve the misapplication of property.
tell a lie or lies.
why had Wesley lied about his visit to Philadelphia?