What does laid mean?

Definitions for laidleɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word laid.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. laid, set(adj)

    set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"

    "stones laid in a pattern"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laid

    of Lay

  2. Laid

    of Lay


  1. Laid

    Laid is the fifth studio album by British alternative rock band James. It was released on 5 October 1993. It was the first of several collaborations between the group and Brian Eno, who produced all but one of the album's tracks – in Stuart Maconie's authorised biography of the group, Folklore, they admitted that Eno didn't like the song "One of the Three" so they recorded it when he took a day off. The sessions also resulted in the experimental Wah Wah album.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Laid

    lād, adj. put down, prostrate: pressed down.—Laid paper, such as shows in its fabric the marks of the close parallel wires on which the paper-pulp was laid in the process of its manufacture:—opp. to Wove-paper, that laid on woven flannels or on felts. [Pa.t. and pa.p. of Lay.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'laid' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1770

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'laid' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2254


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laid in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prime Minister David Cameron:

    I've now laid my brick.

  2. Andrew Horvat:

    History has not been laid to rest.

  3. Xin Qinling:

    Many laid-off miners went elsewhere.

  4. William Cowper:

    Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.

  5. Steve Baker:

    Bailey ... laid up next to the house and died.

Images & Illustrations of laid

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