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Dictionary French English: lay

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ADJ   lay | more lay | most lay
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NOUN   a lay | lays
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VERB1  to lay | laid | laid ... 
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VERB2  to lie | lay | lain ... 
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VERB3   to lie | lay | lain
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VERB4   to lay | laid | laid
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SYNO   ballad | lay | laic | secular ... 
relig. lai {adj}lay
convers {adj}lay [not a member of a religious order]
profane {adj} [non initié]lay [not professional]
laïque {adj}lay [not religious]
Verbs
poser qc. [moquette]to lay sth.
Nouns
littérat. mus. lai {m}lay [poem, song]
2 Words: Verbs
poser qc. [principes, règles, limites]to lay down sth.
constr. aménager qc. [jardin, terrain de sport]to lay out sth.
étendre qn. [malade, blessé]to lay sb. down
méd. terrasser qn. [tuer]to lay sb. low
débaucher qn. [licencier]to lay sb. off [make redundant]
éventer qc. [complot]to lay sth. bare
amasser qc. [provisions]to lay sth. in
naut. désarmer qc. [navire]to lay sth. up [ship]
ravager qc.to lay waste sth.
2 Words: Nouns
profanes {m.pl}lay people
profanes {f.pl}lay people [female]
relig. laïc {m} [aussi : laïque]lay person
non-initié {m}lay person
non-initiée {f}lay person [female]
relig. frère {m} converslay-brother
3 Words: Verbs
pol. prétendre à qc. [trône]to lay claim to sth.
inhumer qn.to lay sb. to rest [idiom] [bury sb.]
assiéger qn./qc.to lay siege to sb./sth.
mettre qc. à platto lay sth. down flat
poser qc. à platto lay sth. down flat
mil. réduire qc. en cendresto lay sth. in ashes [idiom]
insister sur qc. [résultat, événement, besoin]to lay stress on sth.
cuis. mettre la tableto lay the table
mil. anéantir qc. [ville, région]to lay waste to sth.
4 Words: Verbs
tendre un piège à qn. [fig.]to lay a trap for sb. [fig.]
mil. jeter les armesto lay down one's arms
mil. poser les armesto lay down one's arms
mil. rendre les armesto lay down one's arms
armes mil. mettre bas les armes [se rendre]to lay down one's arms
mil. déposer les armes [fig.]to lay down one's arms [fig.]
poser ses conditionsto lay down one's conditions
légiférer [fig.]to lay down the law [fig.]
faire la loi [fig.]to lay down the law [fig.]
s'assommer [fam.] [se battre]to lay into each other [coll.]
mettre le grappin sur qn./qc. [fig.]to lay one's hands on sb./sth. [coll.]
s'exposer à qc. [poursuites, critiques, représailles]to lay oneself open to sth.
mettre qn. en bièreto lay sb. in a casket [Am.]
mettre qn. en bièreto lay sb. in a coffin
jeter les bases de qc.to lay the foundations for sth.
poser les bases de qc.to lay the foundations for sth.
poser les fondements de qc.to lay the foundations for sth.
5+ Words: Verbs
poser des conditions préalables à une nominationto lay down certain preconditions for an appointment
attaquer qn. à coups de poingto lay into sb. with one's fists
loc. mettre les petits plats dans les grandsto lay on a first-rate meal
prêter le flanc à la critiqueto lay oneself open to criticism
poser qc. comme préalableto lay sth. down as a precondition
poser qc. en préalableto lay sth. down as a precondition
poser qc. comme préalableto lay sth. down as a prior condition
poser qc. en préalableto lay sth. down as a prior condition
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