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(noun, verb)


There are 10 meanings of the word Lain.

How to pronounce lain:


Lain - as a noun

A statement that deviates from or perverts the truth

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Norwegian diplomat who was the first secretary general of the united nations (1896-1968)

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
trygve halvden lietrygve lie

Position or manner in which something is situated

Lain - as a verb

Be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position

Example: "The sick man lay in bed all day"

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Originate (in)

Example: "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"

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Be and remain in a particular state or condition

Example: "Lie dormant"

Tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive

Example: "Don't lie to your parents"

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Have a place in relation to something else

Example: "The fate of bosnia lies in the hands of the west"

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Assume a reclining position

Example: "Lie down on the bed until you feel better"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
lie down
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change posture
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Example Sentences

"She had lain down on the bed after a long day at work."
"The cat had lain on the mat all afternoon."
"The hiker had lain in the sun to rest for a while."
"He had lain awake all night, unable to sleep."
"The picnic blanket had been lain on the grass."
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Word Game Points

Is LAIN a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, lain is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

LAIN has a SCRABBLE points total of 4.

Is LAIN a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, lain is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
LAIN has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 6.

Is LAIN a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, lain is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
LAIN has a WORDFEUD points total of 4.

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