Synonyms of 'lay something out'
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She took a deck of cards and began to lay them out.
We listened carefully as he laid out his plan.
You won't have to lay out a fortune for this dining table.
They have spent £23m on new players.
I was prepared to pay anything for that car.
When people buy houses they're investing a lot of money.
fork out (slang)
He'll have to fork out for private school fees.
the amount of money expended on this project so far
shell out (informal)
The aid will not be disbursed until next year.
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If you arrange things somewhere, you place them in a particular position, usually in order to make them look attractive or tidy.
He started to arrange the books in piles.
If you describe a person, object, event, or situation, you say what they are like or what happened.
We asked her to describe what she had seen.
Thesaurus for lay something out from the Collins English Thesaurus