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1. down

adverb. ['ˈdaʊn'] spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.

Synonyms

  • downward
  • downwardly

Antonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly
  • up

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Lay Down

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • around

Sentences with lay-down


1. Noun Phrase
The first player must re-roll his cubes if he cannot lay down more than one cube to begin.

2. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] being or moving lower in position or less in some value.

Synonyms

  • set
  • downbound
  • thrown
  • descending
  • behind
  • downfield
  • downward
  • weak
  • low
  • fallen

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • night school
  • disqualify

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

3. down

verb. ['ˈdaʊn'] drink down entirely.

Synonyms

  • toss off
  • belt down
  • drink down
  • bolt down
  • kill
  • imbibe
  • pour down
  • drink

Antonyms

  • imperceptible
  • smart
  • infallible
  • irregular

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

4. down

noun. ['ˈdaʊn'] soft fine feathers.

Synonyms

  • feather
  • plume
  • plumage
  • swan's down
  • plumule
  • goose down
  • down feather

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

5. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] put into a certain place or abstract location.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • middle
  • mislay
  • underlay
  • pillow
  • cock
  • prepose
  • pigeonhole
  • perch
  • put down
  • move
  • sow
  • stratify
  • settle
  • set up
  • bed
  • appose
  • repose
  • deposit
  • lean
  • tee up
  • upend
  • sit
  • bucket
  • ground
  • space
  • ship
  • set
  • throw
  • step
  • butt
  • glycerolise
  • stick in
  • recline
  • stand
  • thrust
  • shelve
  • plant
  • superimpose
  • load
  • enclose
  • lay over
  • put in
  • glycerolize
  • bottle
  • parallelize
  • superpose
  • park
  • sign
  • imbricate
  • introduce
  • settle down
  • replace
  • ensconce
  • intersperse
  • nestle
  • instal
  • place down
  • postpose
  • arrange
  • displace
  • pile
  • poise
  • dispose
  • trench
  • ladle
  • place upright
  • set down
  • coffin
  • posit
  • barrel
  • cram
  • situate
  • inclose
  • put back
  • pose
  • lose
  • rest
  • put
  • position
  • place
  • siphon
  • misplace
  • emplace
  • juxtapose
  • snuggle
  • install
  • clap
  • insert
  • reposition
  • sit down
  • docket
  • seed
  • jar
  • tee
  • seat
  • marshal
  • recess
  • rack up

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] put in a horizontal position.

Synonyms

  • bury
  • place
  • repose
  • rail
  • rebury
  • pose
  • lie
  • put
  • inter
  • put down
  • inhume
  • lay to rest
  • entomb
  • position
  • blow

Antonyms

  • sit
  • unbutton
  • detach
  • worsen

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] prepare or position for action or operation.

Synonyms

  • devise
  • prepare
  • organize
  • organise
  • get up

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning
  • early
  • late

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] lay eggs.

Synonyms

  • repose
  • put down

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize
  • peripheral

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. lay

adjective. ['ˈleɪ'] characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy.

Synonyms

  • profane
  • secular

Antonyms

  • sit down
  • lie down
  • surrender

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] impose as a duty, burden, or punishment.

Synonyms

  • impose

Antonyms

  • ride
  • punch out

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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