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lay down

(Dictate the Law), noun ascertain, assert, declare, delineate, determine, maintain, proclaim, report, specify, state, state categorically
Associated concepts: lay down the law

lay down

(Give up), noun cede, declare defeat, quit, relinquish, submit, surrender, turn over, yield
See also: pose, posit, propound, stipulate
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Now, three researchers have developed a way to implant metal ions (charged atoms) or to lay down a thin metallic film with less fuss.
QUETTA -- Approximately 200 insurgents lay down their arms in Turbat during a ceremony attended by Chief Minister (CM) Balochistan Abdul Qudus Bizenjo and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Bajwa.
However, to pay befitting tribute to those who continue to lay down their lives in the defense of Quaid's Pakistan, may we suggest that all fallen soldiers be referred to as 'shaheed' or 'martyrs' in our newspapers and magazines.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Turkish media has been pumping optimism into the public as if negotiations with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) are finalizing an agreement to have the group lay down their arms.
Most of us are not asked to lay down our life, but what we can do is try to lay aside our petty selfcentredness by trying to be more understanding of others, more compassionate, more caring, more patient, more respectful of other people's views, and try to do acts of kindness whenever we can.
A lot of times I think when you get on a roll and win a game,you expect to win every single game and that people are going to basically lay down for you and let you walk over them.
DUNFERMLINE last night threatened to sue Celtic striker Chris Sutton after he claimed live on television that they lay down to hand Rangers the Scottish title yesterday.
Any human society, if it is to be well-ordered and productive, must lay down as a foundation this principle, namely that every human being is a person, that is, his nature is endowed with intelligence and free will.
MAYOR Jerry Roodhouse will lay down the first coin in the Rugby Rotary clubs' Mile of Money in Rugby town centre tomorrow.
That meant finding an efficient way to lay down thin, uniform diamond films on top of silicon, glass and other surfaces.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian authorities announced an amnesty for those members of the opposition groups who lay down their arms and participate in the political process, Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Murat Karayylan, a senior leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), has ruled out laying down arms in response to recent remarks by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an, who said terrorists can take shelter in other countries on condition that they lay down their weapons.