Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lay_out

2 senses of layout

Sense 1
layout -- (a plan or design of something that is laid out)
       => design, plan -- (an arrangement scheme; "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; "it was an excellent design for living"; "a plan for seating guests")

Sense 2
layout -- (the act of laying out (as by making plans for something))
       => order, ordering -- (the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement; "there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb lay_out

5 senses of lay out

Sense 1
range, array, lay out, set out -- (lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; "lay out the clothes"; "lay out the arguments")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

Sense 2
set up, lay out, set -- (get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery")
       => fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set -- (make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill")

Sense 3
lay out -- (spend or invest; "lay out thousands on gold"; "he laid out a fortune in the hope of making a huge profit")
       => spend, expend, drop -- (pay out; "spend money")

Sense 4
present, represent, lay out -- (bring forward and present to the mind; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason")
       => state, say, tell -- (express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name")

Sense 5
lay out -- (provide a detailed plan or design; "She laid out her plans for the new house")
       => plan -- (make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family")

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