lay down definition

  • verb:
    • to quit, surrender, or yield (e.g. a weapon), typically by placing it on a lawn.
    • To deliberately just take a fall while driving a motorcycle, to avoid an even more serious collision.
    • To specify, institute, enact, assert securely, state authoritatively, establish or formulate (rules or policies).
    • To stock, shop (e.g. wine) for future years. See additionally lay-by.
    • To give up, especially in the phrase "to lay-down a person's life."
    • To lie down; to place yourself in a reclined or horizontal place, on a bed or comparable, for the intended purpose of resting.
    • institute, enact, or establish

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