How Do You Spell LAYS?

Correct spelling for the English word "lays" is [l_ˈeɪ_z], [lˈe͡ɪz], [lˈe‍ɪz]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for LAYS

Below is the list of 208 misspellings for the word "lays". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for LAYS

  1. He very kind to us I perceive he lays by all business of the fleete at present and minds the City and is now hastening to Gresham College to discourse with the Aldermen - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright" by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. A tearing long course it was to be too and pretty close on five miles start from near abouts where the training ship lays now down to a mark boat somewheres off Torpoint back and finish off Saltash Quay - "News from the Duchy" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  3. Kant lays stress upon the fact that among the practical ideas of reason that of freedom is the one whose reality admits most nearly of being proved by the laws of pure reason as well as in conduct and experience - "Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant" by Edward Moore
  4. And he can't stand a word of criticism he can't stand being made the least little bit of fun of and yet all the while his state of mind lays him particularly open to all the things he can't stand - "Gentle Julia" by Booth Tarkington
  5. The deep lake lays before us - "Samantha at the World's Fair" by Marietta Holley