Definition of "lie"
  1. A legal term meaning that a claim has sufficient grounds to be upheld or sustained according to law
How to use "lie" in a sentence
  1. The attorney's argument will lie as long as there is relevant evidence to support it.
  2. If the facts are true, then the case will lie and the court could make a ruling.
  3. Even if not entirely proven, the charges may lie if enough probable cause exists.

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