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Synonyms for lie

fib

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give the lie to something

recline

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be placed

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be situated

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  • be situated
  • sit
  • be located
  • be positioned

be buried

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Synonyms for lie

to be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position

to take repose, as by sleeping or lying quietly

to have an inherent basis

to make untrue declarations

Synonyms for lie

a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth

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

position or manner in which something is situated

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originate (in)

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be and remain in a particular state or condition

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tell an untruth

have a place in relation to something else

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assume a reclining position

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Giving the lie to Tory claims that Labour wants to force families to work, paid maternity leave will be doubled to 12 months, fathers will have the option to take the second six months off instead of their partner - and paternity pay will be massively increased.
Nearly half cited their mother as the biggest influence on their cooking - giving the lie to claims that the Oxo-style family featured in a string of TV ads are a thing of the past.
And in any case, if, as Shapin claimed and as Daston concurs (249-50), giving the lie was to be avoided above all, facts would seem mo re likely to be the source of bitter disagreements than theories: one can impune the judgement, the motives, the insight, and the intelligence of someone holding a controversial theory, but hardly his truthfulness.
The Clinton Presidency is rapidly giving the lie to every familiar--and generally heretofore credible--argument about why it's better for us to have Democrats rather than Republicans in the White House.
The Prime Minister may try to dismiss the affair as "Garbagegate" but the steady drip, drip of allegations is giving the lie to his protestations of innocence.