lay the land

lay of the land

the general state or condition of affairs under consideration; the facts of a situation: We asked a few questions to get the lay of the land.
Also, especially British, lie of the land. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To lay the land
Previous Definition: lay store by
Next Definition: lay the line
Words Near: lay the land
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for lay the land
More from
Search for articles containing lay the land
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature