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LYING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lying mean? 

LYING (noun)
  The noun LYING has 1 sense:

1. the deliberate act of deviating from the truth

  Familiarity information: LYING used as a noun is very rare.


LYING (adjective)
  The adjective LYING has 1 sense:

1. given to lying

  Familiarity information: LYING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LYING (noun)


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Meaning:

The deliberate act of deviating from the truth

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

lying; prevarication; fabrication

Hypernyms ("lying" is a kind of...):

falsification; misrepresentaation (a willful perversion of facts)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "lying"):

fibbing; paltering (a trivial act of lying or being deliberately unclear)


LYING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Given to lying

Synonyms:

lying; mendacious

Context examples:

a lying witness / a mendacious child

Similar:

untruthful (not expressing or given to expressing the truth)


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