Lies vs Lief - What's the difference?

lies | lief |


As a verb lies

is .

As a noun lief is

body.

lies

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (lie)
  • Adjective

  • (Mid-Ulster) Great, wonderful
  • Anagrams

    * * * * ----

    lief

    English

    Adjective

  • (archaic) beloved, dear, agreeable
  • (archaic) willing
  • Derived terms

    *

    Adverb

  • (archaic, except UK dialectal) Readily, willingly.
  • * 1869 , RD Blackmoore, Lorna Doone , II:
  • these great masters of the art, who would far liefer see us little ones practice it, than themselves engage [...].
    I'd as lief have one as t'other.

    Derived terms

    *

    Anagrams

    * (l) * (l), (l) ----