Lief vs Lier - What's the difference?

lief | lier |


As a noun lief

is body.

As a proper noun lier is

a city in the province of antwerp, belgium or lier can be a municipality in buskerud, norway.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

lief

English

Adjective

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

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    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

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    Anagrams

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    lier

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person or thing that lies, in the sense of being horizontal.
  • See also

    * liar

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