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lay down

1 (v + adv) place TRANSITIVEleag siarcuir síos  c m ushe laid down her head on the pillow leag sí a ceann ar an bpiliúr 2 (v + adv) spread out TRANSITIVEleath amachscar amachcuir síos  c m uhe laid down his sleeping bag on the floor leath sé amach a mhála codlata ar an urlár
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3 (v + adv) put sth down TRANSITIVEleag uaitcuir uaitfág uait  c m u 4 (v + adv) surrender TRANSITIVEgéill verb  c m uthey laid down their lives for justice fuair siad bás ar son an chirt 5 (v + adv) establish TRANSITIVEleag síos  c m u to lay down the law rialacha a leagan síos 6 (v + adv) DRINK store alcohol TRANSITIVEstóráil verb  c m u 7 (v + adv) PHYSIOL build up deposits TRANSITIVEcuir suas  c m uthey lay down layers of fat for the winter cuireann siad suas sraitheanna blonaige i gcomhair an gheimhridh 8 (v + adv) MIL shoot TRANSITIVElámhach verb  c m uscaoil verb  c m uthey laid down a barrage of fire bhí siad ag lámhach gan staonadh 9 (v + adv) MUS record TRANSITIVEtaifead verb  c m uleag síos  c m ucuir síos  c m uwe're laying down two more tracks táimid chun dhá thraic eile a leagan síos 10 (v + adv) apply TRANSITIVEcuir síos  c m uthen lay down a layer of wax ansin cuir síos sraith chéarach → see lay