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To lie down; to place oneself in a reclined or horizontal position, on a bed or similar, for the purpose of resting.

I feel a bit ill, so I'm going to go lay down for a while.

Additional definitions for 'lay down':

lay downTo give up, surrender, or yield , usually by placing it on the ground.
lay downTo specify, institute, enact, assert firmly, state authoritatively, establish or formulate .
lay downTo stock, store for the future. See also lay by.
lay downTo sacrifice, especially in the phrase "to lay down one's life.".
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