The Correct spelling is: lie
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intr.v., lay (lÄ), lain (lÄn), lyÂ·ing (lÄ«'Äng), lies.
- To be or place oneself at rest in a flat, horizontal, or recumbent position; recline: He lay under a tree to sleep.
- To be placed on or supported by a surface that is usually horizontal: Dirty dishes lay on the table. See Usage Note at lay1.
- To be or remain in a specified condition: The dust has lain undisturbed for years. He lay sick in bed.
- To exist; reside: Our sympathies lie with the plaintiff.
- To consist or have as a basis. Often used with in: The strength of his performance lies in his training.
- To occupy a position or place: The lake lies beyond this hill.
- To extend: Our land lies between these trees and the river.
- To be buried in a specified place.
- Law. To be admissible or maintainable.
- Archaic. To stay for a night or short while.
- The manner or position in which something is situated.
- A haunt or hiding place of an animal.
- Sports. The position of a golf ball that has come to a stop.
- To do little or nothing: He's lying down on the job.
lie to Nautical.
- To be in confinement for childbirth.
- To remain stationary while facing the wind.
- To be decided by, dependent on, or up to: The choice lies with you.
- Archaic. To have sexual intercourse with.
lie (or lay) low
- To keep oneself or one's plans hidden.
- To bide one's time but remain ready for action.
[Middle English lien, from Old English licgan.]