Definition of


  1. (adj, all) set down according to a plan:
    stones laid in a pattern

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Laid


Origin of the word Laid

  1. pp. of lay (v.). Laid-up "injured, sick," originally was a nautical term (1769) describing a ship moored in harbor. Laid off "temporarily unemployed" is from 1955. Laid-back "relaxed" is first attested 1973, perhaps in reference to the posture of highway motorcyclists. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Laid

la-di-da, lad, laddie, lade, lady, lady day, laity, lat, late, lath, lathe, lathee, lathi, latitude, latte, laud, laudo, lay out, layette, layout, ld., lead, leaded, led, leda, lede, lee tide, let, let out, lethe, leto, lewd, leyte, lid

via soundex() Hash Matches

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment

Sag Down

cause to sag