lay in

lay in
keep or lay aside for future use

store grain for the winter


The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

Syn: ↑store, ↑hive away, ↑put in, ↑salt away, ↑stack away, ↑stash away
Derivationally related forms: ↑store (for: ↑store), ↑storage (for: ↑store)
Hypernyms: ↑keep, ↑hold on
bin, ↑computerize, ↑computerise, ↑victual, ↑roll up, ↑collect, ↑accumulate, ↑pile up, ↑amass, ↑compile, ↑hoard, ↑hive
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something

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transitive verb
1. : to store up : lay by

lay in an ample supply of groceries

2. archaic : to assert as a claim
a. : to paint in roughly subject to finishing, elaboration, or addition
b. : to put (masses of color) on a canvas

helped him to lay the background blues and browns in

a. : to heel in (a plant)
b. : train IV 2
5. Britain : to shut down or discontinue working (a colliery or coal pit)

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lay in
To get in a supply of
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Main Entry:lay

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ˌlay ˈin ˌlay ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they lay in he/she/it lays in present participle laying in past tense laid in past participle laid in] old-fashioned phrasal verb
to get and keep a supply of something such as food to use in the future
Thesaurus: to collect an amount of somethingsynonym
Main entry: lay

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lay in [phrasal verb]
lay (something) in or lay in (something) : to get and store (a supply of something) for future use

They laid in [=laid up] canned goods for the winter.

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Main Entry:lay

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