Another word for lie
lie 2equivocate fib palter prevaricateSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to evade or depart from the truth: a witness who lied under oath; didn't equivocate about her real purpose; fibbed to escape being scolded; paltering with an irate customer; didn't prevaricate but answered honestly.
Another word for lieverb
To be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position.Also used with down: recline, repose, stretch (out). See horizontal
To take repose, as by sleeping or lying quietly.Also used with down: recline, repose, rest1, stretch (out). See continue
To have an inherent basis:consist, dwell, exist, inhere, repose, reside, rest1. See start
An untrue declaration:canard, cock-and-bull story, falsehood, falsity, fib, fiction, inveracity, misrepresentation, misstatement, prevarication, story, tale, untruth. (Informal) fish story, tall tale. (Slang) whopper. See true