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Definitions of laid

  1. Past tense and past participle of lay.
  2. Pa. t. and pa. p. of LAY.
  3. Of to lay.
  4. Of LAY, v.
  5. Of Lay. Laid up, stored away; confined to one's bed; dismantled, as a ship. Laid- paper, writing paper with a ribbed surface marked by the wires on which the pulp is laid, as blue- laid, cream- laid, & c., according to colour.
  6. Of lay, which see.
  7. Did lay; to lay about, to strike or throw the arms on all sides; to lay along, to prostrate; to lay apart, to put away; to reject; to lay aside, to put off or away; to discontinue; to lay at, to endeavour to strike at; to lay away, to deposit in store; to lay aside for safe keeping; to lay bare, to make bare; to expose completely to view; to lay before, to present to view; to show; to lay by, to put carefully aside for future use; to lay damages, to express the amount in money value; to lay down, to give as a pledge or satisfaction; to resign; to relinquish; to surrender; to offer or advance; to lay heads together, to compare opinions; to deliberate; to lay hold of or on, to seize; to catch; to lay in, to store; to lay on, to strike; to apply with force; to add to, as expenses; to lay one's self down, to retire to rest; to commit to repose; to lay one's self out, to exert one's self earnestly; to lay open, to make bare; to uncover; to lay over, to spread over; to lay out, to expend; to dispose the several parts in order, as a garden; to dress in grave- clothes, as a corpse; to lay siege to, to surround with troops; to address one's self to a thing pertinaciously; to lay to, to charge upon; to impute; to check the motion of a ship, so as to cause her to become stationary, or nearly so; to lay together, to collect; to bring into one view; to lay to heart, to allow to affect greatly; to feel deeply; to lay up, to store; to put carefully aside for future use; to confine to one's bed or room; to lay upon, to wager upon; to lay wait for, to lie in ambush for; to be prepared to fall upon and attack suddenly; to lay waste, to destroy; to desolate.
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