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Lie vs. Cake

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Lieverb

(intransitive) To rest in a horizontal position on a surface.

‘The book lies on the table;’; ‘the snow lies on the roof;’; ‘he lies in his coffin’;

Cakenoun

A rich, sweet dessert food, typically made of flour, sugar, and eggs and baked in an oven, and often covered in icing.

Lieverb

(intransitive) To be placed or situated.

Cakenoun

A small mass of baked dough, especially a thin loaf from unleavened dough.

‘an oatmeal cake’; ‘a johnnycake’;

Lieverb

To abide; to remain for a longer or shorter time; to be in a certain state or condition.

‘to lie waste;’; ‘to lie fallow; to lie open;’; ‘to lie hidden;’; ‘to lie grieving;’; ‘to lie under one's displeasure;’; ‘to lie at the mercy of the waves’; ‘The paper does not lie smooth on the wall.’;

Cakenoun

A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or pancake.

‘buckwheat cakes’;

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Lieverb

Used with in: to be or exist; to belong or pertain; to have an abiding place; to consist.

Cakenoun

A block of any of various dense materials.

‘a cake of soap’; ‘a cake of sand’;

Lieverb

Used with with: to have sexual relations with.

Cakenoun

(slang) A trivially easy task or responsibility; from a piece of cake.

Lieverb

(archaic) To lodge; to sleep.

Cakenoun

(slang) Money.

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Lieverb

To be still or quiet, like one lying down to rest.

Cakenoun

Used to describe the doctrine of having one's cake and eating it too, particularly regarding the UK’s approach to Brexit negotiations.

Lieverb

(legal) To be sustainable; to be capable of being maintained.

Cakeverb

(transitive) Coat (something) with a crust of solid material.

‘His shoes are caked with mud.’;

Lieverb

(intransitive) To give false information intentionally with intent to deceive.

‘When Pinocchio lies, his nose grows.’; ‘If you are found to have lied in court, you could face a penalty.’;

Cakeverb

To form into a cake, or mass.

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Lieverb

(intransitive) To convey a false image or impression.

‘Photographs often lie.’; ‘Hips don't lie.’;

Cakenoun

A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake.

Lieverb

(intransitive) To succeed or excel at lying; lie successfully; show one's expertise or mastery in the art of lying.

‘Wow, that boy can really lie!’;

Cakenoun

A sweetened composition of flour and other ingredients, leavened or unleavened, baked in a loaf or mass of any size or shape.

Lieverb

To be mistaken or unintentionally spread false information.

‘Sorry, I haven't seen your keys anywhere...wait, I lied! They're right there on the coffee table.’;

Cakenoun

A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or pancake; as buckwheat cakes.

Lienoun

(golf) The terrain and conditions surrounding the ball before it is struck.

Cakenoun

A mass of matter concreted, congealed, or molded into a solid mass of any form, esp. into a form rather flat than high; as, a cake of soap; an ague cake.

‘Cakes of rusting ice come rolling down the flood.’;

Lienoun

(disc golf) The terrain and conditions surrounding the disc before it is thrown.

Cakeverb

To form into a cake, or mass.

Lienoun

(medicine) The position of a fetus in the womb.

Cakeverb

To concrete or consolidate into a hard mass, as dough in an oven; to coagulate.

‘Clotted blood that caked within.’;

Lienoun

An intentionally false statement; an intentional falsehood.

‘I knew he was telling a lie by his facial expression.’;

Cakeverb

To cackle as a goose.

Lienoun

A statement intended to deceive, even if literally true; a half-truth

Cakenoun

a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax);

‘a bar of chocolate’;

Lienoun

Anything that misleads or disappoints.

Cakenoun

small flat mass of chopped food

Lienoun

See Lye.

Cakenoun

made from or based on a mixture of flour and sugar and eggs

Lienoun

A falsehood uttered or acted for the purpose of deception; an intentional violation of truth; an untruth spoken with the intention to deceive.

‘The proper notion of a lie is an endeavoring to deceive another by signifying that to him as true, which we ourselves think not to be so.’; ‘It is willful deceit that makes a lie. A man may act a lie, as by pointing his finger in a wrong direction when a traveler inquires of him his road.’;

Cakeverb

form a coat over;

‘Dirt had coated her face’;

Lienoun

A fiction; a fable; an untruth.

Cake

Cake is a form of sweet food made from flour, sugar, and other ingredients, that is usually baked. In their oldest forms, cakes were modifications of bread, but cakes now cover a wide range of preparations that can be simple or elaborate, and that share features with other desserts such as pastries, meringues, custards, and pies.

Lienoun

Anything which misleads or disappoints.

‘Wishing this lie of life was o'er.’;

Lienoun

The position or way in which anything lies; the lay, as of land or country.

‘He surveyed with his own eyes . . . the lie of the country on the side towards Thrace.’;

Lieverb

To utter falsehood with an intention to deceive; to say or do that which is intended to deceive another, when he a right to know the truth, or when morality requires a just representation.

Lieverb

To rest extended on the ground, a bed, or any support; to be, or to put one's self, in an horizontal position, or nearly so; to be prostate; to be stretched out; - often with down, when predicated of living creatures; as, the book lies on the table; the snow lies on the roof; he lies in his coffin.

‘The watchful traveler . . . Lay down again, and closed his weary eyes.’;

Lieverb

To be situated; to occupy a certain place; as, Ireland lies west of England; the meadows lie along the river; the ship lay in port.

Lieverb

To abide; to remain for a longer or shorter time; to be in a certain state or condition; as, to lie waste; to lie fallow; to lie open; to lie hid; to lie grieving; to lie under one's displeasure; to lie at the mercy of the waves; the paper does not lie smooth on the wall.

Lieverb

To be or exist; to belong or pertain; to have an abiding place; to consist; - with in.

‘Envy lies between beings equal in nature, though unequal in circumstances.’; ‘He that thinks that diversion may not lie in hard labor, forgets the early rising and hard riding of huntsmen.’;

Lieverb

To lodge; to sleep.

‘Whiles I was now trifling at home, I saw London, . . . where I lay one night only.’; ‘Mr. Quinion lay at our house that night.’;

Lieverb

To be still or quiet, like one lying down to rest.

‘The wind is loud and will not lie.’;

Lieverb

To be sustainable; to be capable of being maintained.

‘What he gets more of her than sharp words, let it lie on my head.’;

Lienoun

a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth

Lienoun

Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)

Lienoun

position or manner in which something is situated

Lieverb

be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

Lieverb

be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position;

‘The sick man lay in bed all day’; ‘the books are lying on the shelf’; ‘We had to stand for the entire performance!’;

Lieverb

originate (in);

‘The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country’;

Lieverb

be and remain in a particular state or condition;

‘lie dormant’;

Lieverb

tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive;

‘Don't lie to your parents’; ‘She lied when she told me she was only 29’;

Lieverb

have a place in relation to something else;

‘The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West’; ‘The responsibility rests with the Allies’;

Lieverb

assume a reclining position;

‘lie down on the bed until you feel better’;

Lieverb

(of a person or animal) be in or assume a horizontal or resting position on a supporting surface

‘I had to lie down because I was groggy’; ‘the body lay face downwards on the grass’; ‘Lily lay back on the pillows and watched him’;

Lieverb

(of a thing) rest flat on a surface

‘a book lay open on the table’;

Lieverb

(of a dead person) be buried in a particular place

‘his epitaph reads ‘Here lies Garcia, King of Galicia and Portugal’’; ‘his body lies in a crypt’;

Lieverb

be, remain, or be kept in a specified state

‘putting homeless families into private houses that would otherwise lie empty’; ‘the abbey lies in ruins today’;

Lieverb

(of something abstract) reside or be found

‘the solution lies in a return to traditional values’;

Lieverb

(of a place) be situated in a specified position or direction

‘Kexby lies about five miles due east of York’;

Lieverb

(of a scene) extend from the observer's viewpoint in a specified direction

‘stand here, and all of Amsterdam lies before you’;

Lieverb

(of a competitor or team) be in a specified position during a competition or within a group

‘United are currently lying in fifth place’;

Lieverb

(of an action, charge, or claim) be admissible or sustainable

‘an action for restitution would lie for money paid in breach of the law’;

Lieverb

tell a lie or lies

‘‘I am sixty-five,’ she lied’; ‘why had Ashenden lied about his visit to London?’;

Lieverb

get oneself into or out of a situation by lying

‘you lied your way on to this voyage by implying you were an experienced crew’;

Lieverb

(of a thing) present a false impression

‘the camera cannot lie’;

Lienoun

the way, direction, or position in which something lies

‘he was familiarizing himself with the lie of the streets’;

Lienoun

the position in which a golf ball comes to rest, especially as regards the ease of the next shot

‘the lie, in deep rough on a bank, was not good’;

Lienoun

the lair or place of cover of an animal.

Lienoun

an intentionally false statement

‘the whole thing is a pack of lies’; ‘they hint rather than tell outright lies’;

Lienoun

used with reference to a situation involving deception or founded on a mistaken impression

‘all their married life she had been living a lie’;

Lie

A lie is an assertion that is believed to be false, typically used with the purpose of deceiving someone. The practice of communicating lies is called lying.

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