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Meaning of “lay” - Learner’s Dictionary

lay

verb     /leɪ/ ( past tense and past participle laid)
lay sth down/in/on, etc
C1 to put something down somewhere carefully: She laid the baby on the bed. He laid the tray down on the table.Placing and positioning an object
[T] to put something into its correct position: to lay a carpet to lay bricksPlacing and positioning an object
lay eggs
B2 If an animal lays eggs, it produces them out of its body.Animal reproductionBirthPregnancy
lay the blame on sb
to blame someone, usually when this is not fair: You always lay the blame on me!Blaming and accusing
lay the table UK
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