Lay Out in a sentence

Definition of Lay Out

(transitive) To expend or contribute money to an expense or purchase. | (transitive) To arrange in a certain way, so as to spread or space apart; to display (e.g. merchandise or a collection). | (transitive) To explain; to interpret.

How to use Lay Out in a Sentence?

  • The councilmen will both lay out the work and be responsible for the execution of it.
  • When he had to lay out money he did so to the best of advantage, and in the proper quarter.
  • With this object in view, why not lay out around the house attractive flower beds?
  • Immediately after dinner we went to work to lay out another large mine 20 yards abaft the stern.
  • The regiment was ordered on fatigue with three days provisions, that night lay out in the woods.
  • They must lay out of their consideration acts of parliament passed in Virginia.
  • He would not sleep within the lodge; he lay out of doors, without any pillow at all.
  • This morning did give my wife L4 to lay out upon lace and other things for herself.
  • They lay out through the night, waiting, hoping for events, and they waited in vain.
  • I named the amount which I was desired to lay out for the finest quality of old lace.
  • The family were well to do, but had no ready money to lay out on a passage across the Atlantic.
  • He led the horse to the stream and gave him a drink, and asked Farron to lay out a hatful of oats.
  • After it stops boiling, cool off a little, then pull, lay out on marble slab, cut in squares.
  • He retired into an uttermost corner of the Lady Gay to consider and lay out his dark campaign.
  • Then he'd lay out all his stuff and give it a drink by sprinkling water on it.
  • Breckenridge's answer was to fling a cloth upon the table and lay out the plates.
  • There are three street commissioners with power to lay out streets and assess damages thereby occasioned.
  • But for the present the thing lay out of the way of its generation, and was not comprehended or enjoyed thereby.
  • They ordered the pathmasters to lay out the statute-labor in their own divisions, irrespective of the magisterial fiat.
  • Man's destiny lay out in the stars, only a laggard stayed home of his own accord.
  • Virchow has no suspicion even of all these immeasurable strides in morphology, for this department always lay out of his ken.

Short Example Sentence for Lay Out

  • I tried to lay out the city in my mind.
  • But he can lay out another generation yet.
  • Send for the old women to lay out the body.
  • Now, lay out two mortises at the upper end of each leg.
  • And who could lay out a corpse like Mrs. Darcy?
  • And this Youth, and little Beauty to lay out in love.
  • How much do you mean to lay out on the house, Mr. Peter?
  • The most urgent need was to build the new settlement and lay out a town.
  • To lay out for the ten and eleven knot cargo boats is more economical.
  • I helped him dig his grave and lay out the rocks a long time ago.
  • Some scullers lay out their work for pace, regardless of lasting power.
  • The order was given to reduce sail, and the men lay out on the topsail yards.
  • A gardener, we will suppose, is engaged by a gentleman to lay out his grounds.
  • Harbin lay out on his back, looking up, his breath gurgling in his throat.
  • The valleys lay out at my feet, the rolling woodland, the dark fells.
  • Congress may by legislative act lay out Federal court districts.
  • Tell Aristocrates to lay out my clothes after you have dressed Miss Dulcie.
  • What, now, was Ser Baldassare prepared to lay out upon such a piece of goods?
  • You look like you'd been to the seashore, and lay out on the beach in the sun.