lay a course

lay a course
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. chart, outline, project; see plan 1 , 2 .

English dictionary for students. 2013.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • lay a course — phrasal or lay one s course 1. : to sail toward the point intended without tacking 2. : to sail in a certain direction : head * * * lay a course (nautical) To succeed in sailing to the place required without tacking • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • To lay the course — Lay Lay (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lay — (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down, to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lay — lay1 [lā] vt. laid, laying [ME leyen, new formation < 3d pers. sing. of earlier leggen < OE lecgan, lit., to make lie (akin to Goth lagjan, Ger legen) < pt. base of OE licgan, to LIE1] 1. to cause to come down or fall with force; knock… …   English World dictionary

  • lay, lie — Lay means to place and is a transitive verb requiring an object. Lie, in the context here, means to recline, is intransitive, and takes no object. I shall lay the rug on the floor. Please lie down here. The principal parts of lay are lay, laid,… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • lay — lay1 /lay/, v., laid, laying, n. v.t. 1. to put or place in a horizontal position or position of rest; set down: to lay a book on a desk. 2. to knock or beat down, as from an erect position; strike or throw to the ground: One punch laid him low.… …   Universalium

  • lay one's course — phrasal see lay a course …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lay Tithes — • Ecclesiastical tithes, which in the course of time became alienated from the Church to lay proprietors Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lay Tithes     Lay Tithes      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Lay Brothers — • Religious occupied solely with manual labour and with the secular affairs of a monastery or friary Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lay Brothers     Lay Brothers      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • lay — I. /leɪ / (say lay) verb (laid, laying) –verb (t) 1. to put or place in a position of rest or recumbency: to lay a book on a desk. 2. to bring, throw, or beat down, as from an erect position: to lay a person low. 3. to cause to subside: to lay… …  

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”