Textual thesaurus for "lay"

(adj) secular, laic

characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy

set his collar in laic rather than clerical position; the lay ministry

(noun) ballad

a narrative poem of popular origin

(noun) ballad

a narrative song with a recurrent refrain

(verb) put, place, pose, position, set

put into a certain place or abstract location

Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

(verb) put down, repose

put in a horizontal position

lay the books on the table; lay the patient carefully onto the bed