1. laid

adjective. ['ˈleɪd'] set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people".


  • ordered
  • arranged


  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize

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Rhymes with Laid

  • underplayed
  • promenade
  • metrodade
  • underpaid
  • unafraid
  • serenade
  • portrayed
  • palisade
  • overstayed
  • overplayed
  • masquerade
  • lemonade
  • downgrade
  • displayed
  • disobeyed
  • colonnade
  • brascade
  • usaid
  • upgrade
  • unswayed
  • replayed
  • prepaid
  • persuade
  • overpaid
  • mcquaide
  • mcquaid
  • mcquade
  • mcglade
  • mcdaid
  • mcdade

How do you spell laid? Is it layed ?

A common misspelling of laid is layed

Sentences with laid

1. Verb, past tense
They are only important and studied today because they laid the groundwork for more modern research.

2. Verb, past participle
Place your example singlet over the T-shirt after you have laid it flat on your work surface.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Braided nylon handles better when making fender knots than laid or stranded nylon.

Quotes about laid

1. I am a firm believer that God has already ordered the things that have taken place in my life... and I'm just learning to follow the path he's laid before me.
- Monica Denise Brown

2. There was a manifesto in the late '60s/early '70s, and it basically laid out what 'black art' was and that it should embrace black history and black culture. There were all these rules - I was shocked, when I found it in a book, that it even existed, that it would demarcate these artists.
- Kara Walker

3. I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. deep-laid

adjective. secretly and carefully planned.


  • unpremeditated

3. laid-off

adjective. having lost your job.


  • dismissed
  • pink-slipped
  • discharged
  • unemployed


  • busy
  • engaged
  • on the job
  • hired

4. laid-back

adjective. unhurried and relaxed.


  • relaxed


  • sober
  • green