lie lie  /ˈlaɪ/


  1. (n) a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
  2. (n) Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
  3. (n) position or manner in which something is situated
  4. (v) be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
  5. (v) be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
  6. (v) originate (in)
  7. (v) be and remain in a particular state or condition
  8. (v) tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive
  9. (v) have a place in relation to something else
  10. (v) assume a reclining position


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  1. Few things are easier than telling a lie, and few things are harder than spotting one when it's told to us.
  2. The commercially available lie-detection technology may sound exciting, but a new study suggests that lies and truth may sometimes be indistinguishable on brain scans.
  3. With some careful observation--and a little help from new software--anyone can learn to be a lie detector.


  1. Scientific Consultant From Lie to Me TV Series to Keynote at the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo 2013

    Dr. Paul Ekman to Lecture on Serious Lies and Why They Succeed at ELCE August 27th, 2013 (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Dating site: 40 percent of Detroit men lie about having kids

    Apparently men lie about having kids on online dating websites, and Detroit fathers are among the worst offenders.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MLive Detroit

  3. “Lie, Cheat, and Genuflect” at the Barn

    Left to right - Jaime Collick, Justin Mackey, Emilee Caughel and Gino Fracassa hover over Jeff Pedue in The Barn Theatre’s opening production of the comedy, “Lie, Cheat, and Genuflect” June 13-15. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sanilac County News

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  1. "The answers to our problems don't lie beyond our reach. They exist in our laboratories and our universities; in our fields and our factories; in the imaginations of our entrepreneurs and the pride of the hardest-working people on Earth," Obama...
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. "I came into politics because I love this country, I think its best days still lie ahead and I believe deeply in public service," Mr Cameron said.
    on May 11, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Herald Sun

  3. "I was living a life of a lie. I really was," Woods said. "But when you face it and you start conquering it and you start living up to it ...... the strength that I feel now, I've never felt that type of strength."
    on Mar 21, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: New York Daily News

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