simple past tense and past participle of lie1.
Other definitions for lied (2 of 2)
a typically 19th-century German art song characterized by the setting of a poetic text in either strophic or through-composed style and the treatment of the piano and voice in equal artistic partnership: Schubert lieder.
- Compare art song.
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How to use lied in a sentence
Some of the things that Jay lied about to the cops actually make a ton of sense.The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline | Emily Shire | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Police then lied to Henry by telling him that if he admitted his guilt, he could go home.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities | Elizabeth Picciuto | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The president came to believe Shamir misled him on the settlement issue, or flat-out lied to him.The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections | Aaron David Miller | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
An Uber driver harassed me and my then-employer, and then Uber lied to me.
Some people looked me in the eyes when they lied, and others looked away when they told the truth.
Jacob cheated his brother out of the parental blessing, and lied about God, and lied to his father to accomplish his end.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
He purposely lied about the take because Carlson usually charged on the percentage basis.
They have lied so often that no one will believe them, and in the midst of their remorse they are devoured by their love.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias) | Alexandre Dumas, fils
Of course the orderly had lied in the beginning to scare me, for General P. is too far away from Vicksburg to send an order.
Our mother tongue hardly knew itself, it ran so fluently and sounded so magniloquently and lied so naturally.Overland | John William De Forest
British Dictionary definitions for lied
music any of various musical settings for solo voice and piano of a romantic or lyrical poem, for which composers such as Schubert, Schumann, and Wolf are famous
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