Adjective "Laying" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Laying


    Definition:

    1. to put or place in a horizontal position or position of rest; set down: to lay a book on a desk.

    2. to knock or beat down, as from an erect position; strike or throw to the ground: One punch laid him low.

    3. to put or place in a particular position: The dog laid its ears back.

    4. to cause to be in a particular state or condition: Their motives were laid bare.

    5. to set, place, or apply (often followed by to or on): to lay hands on a chil

    Origin:
    lay

    Examples:

    "spikes can be laying."

    "ups can be laying."

    "trails can be laying."

    "stresses can be laying."

    "spores can be laying."

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