dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information


2 definitions found
 for lie in
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lie in
      v 1: originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social
           injustices in this country" [syn: dwell, consist,
           lie, lie in]
      2: be in confinement for childbirth

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "lie in":
     abide in, approach anchorage, be coextensive with, be comprised in,
     be confined, be constituted by, be contained in, be found,
     be located, be present in, be situated, bear, bear a child,
     bear down on, bear down upon, bear up for, bear up to, bear young,
     calve, cast, close with, consist in, drop, dwell in, exist in,
     farrow, fawn, fetch, foal, give birth, go aboard, go alongside,
     have, have a baby, have young, inhabit, inhere in, kitten, labor,
     lamb, lay aboard, lay for, lay in, lie, litter, make, make at,
     make for, pup, put away for, put in, put into port, reach, repose,
     repose in, reside in, rest, rest in, run for, sail for, stand,
     stand for, steer toward, subsist in, throw, travail, whelp, yean
  
  

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org