Definitions For Lay

noun

  • A narrative poem of popular origin
  • A narrative song with a recurrent refrain

verb

  • Put into a certain place or abstract location
  • Put in a horizontal position
  • Lay eggs
  • Prepare or position for action or operation
  • Impose as a duty, burden, or punishment
  • Not trained in a certain profession : not having a lot of knowledge about a certain thing
  • Belonging to a religion but not officially a priest, minister, etc.

adjective

  • Not of or from a profession
  • Characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy

Is Lays a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
7

The word Lay is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Lay in a Sentence

  • Lay the fabric carefully on the table.
  • He laid a gentle hand on her shoulder.
  • She laid the baby in his crib for a nap.
  • A science magazine written for the lay public

Synonyms for Lay

Antonyms for Lays

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