Bedeutung von “lay sth down” — Learner’s Dictionary

lay sth down

phrasal verb with lay us uk /leɪ/ verb past tense and past participle laid
MAKE RULES

to officially make new rules, or to officially say how something must be done:

STOP FIGHTING

If someone lays down their weapons, they stop fighting:

It is hoped the two sides will lay down their arms and return to peace.

(Definition von “lay sth down” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)