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English definition of “lie”
/lɑɪ/ v [I/T] (present participle lying /ˈlɑi·ɪŋ/, past tense and past participle lied) (SPEAK FALSELY)
› to say something that is not true in order to deceive: [I] Both witnesses lied to the police about what happened. [T always + adv/prep] She lied her way past the guards. lie
/lɑɪ/ n [C] SPEAKING FALSELY › Her report is full of lies and misinformation.