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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

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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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A similar dynamic lies behind the creation of the gospels four centuries later.
Mercantilist policies were governmental strategies of control, so was, according to Solomon, Baconian science; hence, mercantilism lies behind Baconian science in general and behind its notion of objectivity in particular.
Fishburn argues that slave narrators solved the "problem of embodiment" by rejecting prevailing notions of a mind-body split and assuming a "fundamental dependence of human be-ing on human embodiment." They "used their bodies to contest the notion of subject and subjectivity" by writing the "body-self." By interrogating "what the slave knew and how this knowing has informed subsequent generations of texts," this book intends to account for nothing less than "the founding impulse that lies behind the production of African American narrative literatures." In fact, Fishburn concludes that this literature offers "one of the most effective, if heretofore overlooked, pre-Heideggerian critiques of humanism and metaphysics ever attempted in the West."
THE dissolution of a partnership lies behind the sale of Doff The Derby, dam of dual Derby winner Generous, at Tattersalls December Sales.
This same representation of the universe lies behind the flood account in Genesis 7 where, we are told, windows in the firmament are opened to allow the primeval waters to pour in from above, and the waters under the earth burst through to flood from below.
The lens lies behind the pupil, the dark circle in the center of the eye, and helps us focus on images.
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With its eight double bifold solid-core doors closed, it gives no hint of all that lies behind: a new window, a 2-foot-deep counter, filing cabinets, electrical outlets, a telephone, and even a pull-out typing table--which is mounted on heavy-duty drawer glides.
Jo Harrop, Placed director, said: "The project provides an accessible way for everyone to share and learn about what lies behind Liverpool's closed doors to unlock the city's history in a new and exciting way."
GALLOWAY JUNE October 21 , 2011 They say there is a reason,They say that time will heal,But neither time or reason,Will change the way we feel,For no one knows the heartache,That lies behind our smiles,No one knows how many times,Wev'e broken down and cried,We want to tell you something,So there won't be any doubt,You're so wonderful to think of,But so hard to do without.
THE lies behind the latest land banking scam have been laid bare.
It is their only defence in a fight to retain inefficient, unproductive and wasteful application of time and resources, a mask for the self-interest which lies behind their opposition to change and efficiency within this service.
This is all fine, but further on we discover that a highly specific and deeply conservative agenda lies behind this front of sweet reason.