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Lie
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Lie as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

19 June 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 44 answers for the crossword clue 'Lie', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Lie a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Lie as an answer itself some 604 times.

Lie is a single word clue made up of 3 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Thursday, 24 June 2021 with the answer being FIB, we also found FIB to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
  • Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
  • Position or manner in which something is situated
  • Tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29"
  • Assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"
  • Be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf"
  • Originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
  • Be and remain in a particular state or condition; "lie dormant"
  • Be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
  • Have a place in relation to something else; "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"; "The responsibility rests with the Allies"

Anagrams

We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Lie'.

  • Eli
  • lei Flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

FIB
Tell a relatively insignificant lie; "Fibbing is not acceptable, even if you don't call it lying"

4 Letters

MYTH
A traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people

REST
Freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"

TALE
A trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"

5 Letters

DWELL
Originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"

LIEIN
Originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"

PORKY

RELAX
Cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"

STORY
A message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"

6 Letters

CANARD
A deliberately misleading fabrication

LOUNGE
A room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait

PALTER
Be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information

REMAIN
Be left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc.; "There remains the question of who pulled the trigger"; "Carter remains the only President in recent history under whose Presidency the U.S. did not fight a war"

REPOSE
Freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"

SPRAWL
An ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about

7 Letters

CONSIST
Be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"

FALSIFY
Insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

FICTION
A literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact

LIEDOWN
Assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"

PERJURE
Knowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of perjury

RECLINE
Lean in a comfortable resting position; "He was reposing on the couch"

UNTRUTH
A false statement

WHOPPER
Something especially big or impressive of its kind

8 Letters

TALLTALE
An improbable (unusual or incredible or fanciful) story

TELLAFIB

9 Letters

DECEPTION
An illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers

FALSEHOOD
The act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting

FISHSTORY

INVENTION
The act of inventing

MENDACITY
The tendency to be untruthful

TALLSTORY

TELLTALES

TRYGVELIE
Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)

10 Letters

EQUIVOCATE
Be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information

TELLASTORY

11 Letters

FABRICATION
The deliberate act of deviating from the truth

PREVARICATE
Be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information

TARRADIDDLE
Pretentious or silly talk or writing

12 Letters

FLIMFLAMMERY

MISSTATEMENT
A statement that contains a mistake

13 Letters

PREVARICATION
The deliberate act of deviating from the truth

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16 Letters

TRYGVEHALVDENLIE
Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)

17 Letters

MISREPRESENTATION
A willful perversion of facts

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