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Lie



Synonyms for lie
noun untruth

fiction
falsehood
deception
evasion
myth
forgery
slander
distortion
tale
inaccuracy
perjury

deceit
misrepresentation
dishonesty
fabrication
falseness
falsity
detraction
reviling
invention
backbiting
fable

hyperbole
obloquy
defamation
revilement
fib
aspersion
libel
calumny
vilification
prevarication
whopper

misstatement
guile
subterfuge
calumniation
mendacity
white lie
disinformation
fraudulence
falsification
tall story

Antonyms for lie

frankness
honesty
truthfulness
uprightness

praise
compliment
sincerity
non-fiction

truth
openness

Synonyms
verb tell an untruth

mislead
promote
misrepresent
deceive
pervert
frame
bull
invent
dupe
beguile
fake
prevaricate

concoct
equivocate
snow
fib
fudge
falsify
victimize
palter
plant
misstate
phony
distort

dissemble
delude
misinform
exaggerate
fabricate
malign
forswear
perjure
dissimulate
con
make believe
put on

string along
soft-soap
misspeak
overdraw
misguide
BS
be untruthful
bear false witness
break promise
go back on
misinstruct
put up a front

Antonyms

destroy
straighten

tell truth
stand

be honest
be upright

Synonyms
verb be prostrate, flat

sprawl
sleep
rest
recline
retire

repose
couch
lounge
nap
siesta

loll
laze
turn in
lie down
be prone

be recumbent
be supine
go to bed
stretch out

Antonyms

straighten
stand

be honest
be upright

Synonyms
verb be situated

stretch
belong
remain
spread
exist
prevail
beset

be
reach
extend
occupy
be beside
be buried
be established

be even
be fixed
be found
be interred
be level
be located
be on

be placed
be seated
be smooth
have its seat in

Antonyms

compress
straighten

stand
be honest

be upright

Usage Notes

See lay1.

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