Synonyms for Lie

Synonyms for (noun) Lie

Synonyms: prevarication, lie

Definition: a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth

Similar words: untruth, falsehood, falsity

Definition: a false statement


Synonyms: lie

Definition: position or manner in which something is situated

Similar words: position, place

Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something

Usage: he put the lamp back in its place


Synonyms: Lie, Trygve Halvden Lie, Trygve Lie

Definition: Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)

Similar words: diplomat, diplomatist

Definition: an official engaged in international negotiations

Synonyms for (verb) Lie

Synonyms: lie

Definition: tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive

Usage: Don't lie to your parents; She lied when she told me she was only 29

Similar words: misinform, mislead

Definition: give false or misleading information to


Synonyms: lie, lie down

Definition: assume a reclining position

Usage: lie down on the bed until you feel better

Similar words: change posture

Definition: undergo a change in bodily posture


Synonyms: dwell, consist, lie, lie in

Definition: originate (in)

Usage: The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

Similar words: be, exist

Definition: have an existence, be extant

Usage: Is there a God?


Synonyms: lie

Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

Similar words: be

Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?


Synonyms: lie, rest

Definition: have a place in relation to something else

Usage: The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West; The responsibility rests with the Allies

Similar words: be

Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?


Synonyms: lie

Definition: be and remain in a particular state or condition

Usage: lie dormant

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer