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.

Short Example Sentence for Lay Out

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

How to use Lay Out in Sentence?

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