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Noun: layout  'ley,awt
  1. A plan or design of something that is laid out
     
  2. The act of laying out (as by making plans for something)
Verb: lay out  ley awt
  1. Lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line
    "lay out the arguments"; "lay out the clothes";
    - range, array, set out
     
  2. Get ready for a particular purpose or event
    "lay out the tools for the surgery";
    - set up, set
     
  3. Spend or invest
    "lay out thousands on gold"; "he laid out a fortune in the hope of making a huge profit"
     
  4. Tell or show, often with explanation and alternatives
    "We laid out the arguments to him";
    - present, represent
     
  5. Provide a detailed plan or design
    "She laid out her plans for the new house"

Derived forms: layouts, lays out, laying out, laid out

See also: lay

Type of: arrange, design, drop, expend, fix, gear up, order, ordering, plan, prepare, ready, say, set, set up, spend, state, tell

Encyclopedia: Layout

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