Jonas, 1880–1940, U.S. painter, born in Norway.
[mah-ree-oo s soh-foo s] /ˌmɑ ri ʊs ˈsoʊ fʊs/ (Show IPA), 1842–99, Norwegian mathematician.
[trig-vuh hahlv-dahn;; Norwegian tryg-vuh hahlv-dahn] /ˈtrɪg və ˈhɑlv dɑn;; Norwegian ˈtrüg və ˈhɑlv dɑn/ (Show IPA), 1896–1968, Norwegian statesman: secretary-general of the United Nations 1946–53.
verb lies, lying, lied
(intransitive) to speak untruthfully with intent to mislead or deceive
(intransitive) to convey a false impression or practise deception: the camera does not lie
an untrue or deceptive statement deliberately used to mislead
something that is deliberately intended to deceive
give the lie to
verb (intransitive) lies, lying, lay (leɪ), lain (leɪn)
(often foll by down) to place oneself or be in a prostrate position, horizontal to the ground
to be situated, esp on a horizontal surface: the pencil is lying on the desk, India lies to the south of Russia
to be buried: here lies Jane Brown
(copula) to be and remain (in a particular state or condition): to lie dormant
to stretch or extend: the city lies before us
usually foll by on or upon. to rest or weigh: my sins lie heavily on my mind
(usually foll by in) to exist or consist inherently: strength lies in unity
(foll by with)
(of an action, claim, appeal, etc) to subsist; be maintainable or admissible
(archaic) to stay temporarily
lie in state, See state (sense 13)
the manner, place, or style in which something is situated
the hiding place or lair of an animal
lie of the land
Trygve Halvdan (ˈtryɡvə ˈhalðan). 1896–1968, Norwegian statesman; first secretary-general of the United Nations (1946–52)
“speak falsely, tell an untruth,” late 12c., from Old English legan, ligan, earlier leogan “deceive, belie, betray” (class II strong verb; past tense leag, past participle logen), from Proto-Germanic *leugan (cf. Old Norse ljuga, Danish lyve, Old Frisian liaga, Old Saxon and Old High German liogan, German lügen, Gothic liugan), from PIE root *leugh- “to tell a lie.”
“rest horizontally,” early 12c., from Old English licgan (class V strong verb; past tense læg, past participle legen) “be situated, reamin; be at rest, lie down,” from Proto-Germanic *legjanan (cf. Old Norse liggja, Old Frisian lidzia, Middle Dutch ligghen, Dutch liggen, Old High German ligen, German liegen, Gothic ligan), from PIE *legh- “to lie, lay” (cf. Hittite laggari “falls, lies,” Greek lekhesthai “to lie down,” Latin lectus “bed,” Old Church Slavonic lego “to lie down,” Lithuanian at-lagai “fallow land,” Old Irish laigim “I lie down,” Irish luighe “couch, grave”). To lie with “have sexual intercourse” is from c.1300, and cf. Old English licgan mid “cohabit with.” To take (something) lying down “passively, submissively” is from 1854.
“an untruth,” Old English lyge “lie, falsehood,” from Proto-Germanic *lugiz (cf. Old Norse lygi, Danish løgn, Old Frisian leyne (fem.), Dutch leugen (fem.), Old High German lugi, German Lüge, Gothic liugn “a lie”), from the root of lie (v.1). To give the lie to “accuse directly of lying” is attested from 1590s. Lie-detector first recorded 1909.
“manner of lying,” 1690s, from lie (v.2). Sense in golf is from 1857.
The manner or position in which something is situated, especially the relation that the long axis of a fetus bears to that of its mother.
the big lie, a pack of lies
an intentional violation of the truth. Lies are emphatically condemned in Scripture (John 8:44; 1 Tim. 1:9, 10; Rev. 21:27; 22:15). Mention is made of the lies told by good men, as by Abraham (Gen. 12:12, 13; 20:2), Isaac (26:7), and Jacob (27:24); also by the Hebrew midwives (Ex. 1:15-19), by Michal (1 Sam. 19:14), and by David (1 Sam. 20:6). (See ANANIAS.)
[jon-uh-thuh n] /ˈdʒɒn ə θən/ noun 1. a variety of red apple that matures in early autumn. [jon-uh-thuh n] /ˈdʒɒn ə θən/ noun 1. a son of Saul and friend of David. I Sam. 18–20. 2. Archaic. an American, especially a New Englander. Compare . 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning […]
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of stored apples, especially the Jonathan, characterized by circular lesions on the fruit.
- Jonathan swift
[swift] /swɪft/ noun 1. Gustavus Franklin, 1839–1903, U.S. meat packer. 2. Jonathan (“Isaac Bickerstaff”) 1667–1745, English satirist and clergyman, born in Ireland.
- Jonathan wainwright
[weyn-rahyt] /ˈweɪnˌraɪt/ noun 1. Jonathan Mayhew [mey-hyoo] /ˈmeɪ hyu/ (Show IPA), 1883–1953, U.S. general. /ˈweɪnˌraɪt/ noun 1. a person who makes wagons /ˈweɪnˌraɪt/ noun 1. Loudon. born 1946, US rock singer and songwriter. His albums include Loudon Wainwright III (1970), Fame and Wealth (1983), Grown Man (1995) and Strange Weirdos (2007) 2. his daughter, Martha. […]