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Synonym of Lying

Lying Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
accubation, accumbency, accumbent, couchancy, couchant, couche, crawling, credibility gap, debasement, deceit, deceitful, deceptive, decumbency, decumbent, delusive, delusory, depression, dishonest, dishonesty, draped, duplicitous, duplicity, equivocal, FALSE, falsehood, falsification, fibbery, fibbing, flat, forsworn, groveling, hypocritical, knavish, loll, lolling, lounging, lowness, lying down, mendacious, mendaciousness, mendacity, misleading, mythomania, perfidious, perjured, perjury, prevaricating, prevarication, procumbent, prone, proneness, prostrate, prostration, pseudology, reclination, reclining, recumbency, recumbent, repose, reposing, resupine, roguish, shifty, shortness, sprawl, sprawled, sprawling, spread, squatness, squattiness, stumpiness, subjacency, supine, supineness, treacherous, truthless, truthlessness, untruthful, untruthfulness, unveracious, unveraciousness, wrong


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WordNet 2.0

1. the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
(synonym) prevarication, fabrication
(hypernym) falsification, misrepresentaation
(hyponym) fibbing, paltering
(derivation) lie

1. given to lying; "a lying witness"; "a mendacious child"
(synonym) lying(a), mendacious
(similar) untruthful


1. a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
(synonym) prevarication
(hypernym) falsehood, falsity, untruth, false statement
(hyponym) fib, story, tale, tarradiddle, taradiddle
2. position or manner in which something is situated
(hypernym) position, place
(derivation) rest

1. be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
(hypernym) be
(hyponym) nestle
(verb-group) rest
2. be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf"
(antonym) stand, stand up
(hyponym) sun, sunbathe
(entail) lie down
(verb-group) lie down
3. originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
(synonym) dwell, consist, belong, lie in
(hypernym) exist, be
(hyponym) inhere
4. be and remain in a particular state or condition; "lie dormant"
(hypernym) be
5. tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29"
(hypernym) misinform, mislead
(hyponym) romance
(derivation) prevarication
6. have a place in relation to something else; "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"; "The responsibility rests with the Allies"
(synonym) rest
(hypernym) be
7. assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"
(synonym) lie down
(hypernym) change posture
(hyponym) stretch, stretch out

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