To lay out


To lay out
Lay Lay, v. i. 1. To produce and deposit eggs. [1913 Webster]

2. (Naut.) To take a position; to come or go; as, to lay forward; to lay aloft. [1913 Webster]

3. To lay a wager; to bet. [1913 Webster]

{To lay about}, or {To lay about one}, to strike vigorously in all directions. --J. H. Newman.

{To lay at}, to strike or strike at. --Spenser.

{To lay for}, to prepare to capture or assault; to lay wait for. [Colloq.] --Bp Hall.

{To lay in for}, to make overtures for; to engage or secure the possession of. [Obs.] ``I have laid in for these.'' --Dryden.

{To lay on}, to strike; to beat; to attack. --Shak.

{To lay out}, to purpose; to plan; as, he lays out to make a journey. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Lay-out — auch: Lay|out 〈[lɛıaʊt] n. 15〉 Entwurf für Text u. Bildgestaltung [<engl. lay out „Anlage“] * * * Lay|out, Lay out [leɪ |a̮ut , auch: leɪ… ], das; s, s [engl. layout, eigtl. = das Ausbreiten, der Grundriss, zu: to lay out = ↑ aufreißen (5)]: 1 …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lay-out — Lay out, Lay·out [ leː|aut] das; s, s; die Anordnung des Textes und der Bilder in einer Zeitung, einer Zeitschrift oder einem Buch <das Lay out machen, anfertigen> || hierzu lay·ou·ten [ |autn̩] (hat) Vt / i …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • Lay-out — auch: Lay|out 〈[lɛıaʊt] od. [′ ] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 1. Entwurf für Text u. Bildgestaltung 2. räumliche Anordnung 3. 〈Wirtsch.〉 innerbetriebliche Standortplanung [Etym.: engl., »Anordnung, Planung«]   Lay out / Layout: (Schreibung mit… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • lay out — [v1] spend money disburse, expend, give, invest, lend, outlay, pay, put out, put up, shell out*; concepts 327,341 Ant. hoard, save lay out [v2] design, plan arrange, chart, diagram, display, exhibit, map, outline, set out, spread out; concepts 36 …   New thesaurus

  • lay out (something) — 1. to arrange something. First the pictures are approved by the editor, then the designer lays them out on pages. 2. to plan or explain something very carefully and in great detail. Plans for the ceremony were laid out so well that everyone knew… …   New idioms dictionary

  • lay|out — «LAY OWT», noun. 1. an arrangement; plan: »He studied the layout of the city and saw its commercial center surrounded by a girdle of working class sections (Edmund Wilson). 2. a plan or design for an advertisement, book, or other printed matter.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay-out — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. TS industr. in un impianto industriale, un officina e sim., disposizione planimetrica dei macchinari e dei posti di lavoro studiata allo scopo di razionalizzare la produzione 2. TS industr. schema, diagramma… …   Dizionario italiano

  • lay-out — /leiˈaut, ingl. ˈleɪˌaut/ [loc. ingl., propriamente «disposizione», da to lay «porre» e out «fuori»] loc. sost. m. inv. 1. (edit., in un bozzetto) disposizione, grafica 2. (industriale) grafico, schema □ planimetria …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • lay out — ► lay out 1) construct or arrange (buildings or gardens) according to a plan. 2) arrange and present (material) for printing and publication. 3) prepare (someone) for burial after death. 4) informal spend (a sum of money). Main Entry: ↑lay …   English terms dictionary

  • lay out — index demonstrate (establish), devise (invent), disburse (pay out), invest (fund), manifest …   Law dictionary

  • lay out — out / leiaʊt/, it. /lɛi aut/ locuz. ingl. (propr. esibire, esporre alla vista ), usata in ital. come s.m. 1. (industr.) [modo in cui i reparti, i macchinari e i posti di lavoro sono disposti nelle fabbriche, nelle officine e negli uffici]… …   Enciclopedia Italiana


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