What does Lying mean?

Definitions for Lying
ˈlaɪ ɪŋLy·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lying, prevarication, fabricationnoun

    the deliberate act of deviating from the truth

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lying

    of Lie

  2. Lying

    of Lie

  3. Lying

    of Lie, to tell a falsehood

  4. Lying

    of Lie, to be supported horizontally

Freebase

  1. Lying

    Lying is a 2006 American independent experimental film starring Chloë Sevigny and Jena Malone, Leelee Sobieski, as well as Henry Gummer. It was directed by video artist M. Blash. It premiered at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival Directors Fortnight and had a limited US release in 2008, with a DVD release following in May 2009. The film was given a small theatrical re-release in September 2009. While the film follows a fairly loose, ambiguous narrative, it focuses on a group of acquaintances who spend the weekend together at a remote country house; the situation becomes complex throughout the days, though, as one of the women turns out to be a pathological liar.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lying

    lī′ing, adj. addicted to telling lies.—n. the habit of telling lies.—adv. Ly′ingly.

  2. Lying

    lī′ing, adj. being in a horizontal position.—n. Ly′ing-in, the confinement of women during child-bearing—also adj.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lying

    The situation of a whale when favourable for sticking--the "lie" usually occurs after feeding.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. lying

    To be actually stationed or quartered in a given place. In-lying and out-lying pickets. See Picket.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Lying' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2280

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Lying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2237

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lying in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Lying in a Sentence

  1. Hernando Gustavo Velazquez:

    Here we have not seen any extortion, in Honduras, when they threaten to kill you for not paying for protection, they're not lying.

  2. Erin Burnett:

    Sarah Sanders plays a dangerous game in that room, and so has Sean, the game is dangerous because Sarah Sanders is lying to the American public... If you can't trust Sarah Sanders talking about that, what can you trust Sarah Sanders about ?

  3. Pat Toomey:

    While I understand the frustration with the badly flawed Russia-collusion investigation, in my view, commuting Roger Stone sentence is a mistake, roger Stone was duly convicted of lying to Congress, witness tampering, and obstructing a congressional investigation conducted by a Republican-led committee.

  4. The SEC:

    Faulkner and his co-defendants duped hundreds of people out of millions of dollars by intentionally and repeatedly lying about several aspects of the investments.

  5. Jill Potts:

    If anybody says they are making money in the oilfield they are lying.

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