Definitions of "lay"
  1. The act of assigning a responsibility, an obligation, or a penalty to someone
  2. The act of proposing or presenting something for consideration
  3. The action of presenting something, such as a case or an argument, for inspection, consideration, and decision
How to use "lay" in a sentence
  1. The law will lay hefty fines on companies failing to meet safety regulations.
  2. The senator will lay the new policy before the committee tomorrow.
  3. The lawyer plans to lay all the evidence before the judge at the next hearing.

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