It is perjury to tell a lie under oath in a courtroom.
The public now views everything the governor said as a pack of lies.
She actually believed she'd seen John there, so her statement was not a lie.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
The golfer's ball had a good lie in relation to the putting green of the 16th hole.
The stylist combed the woman's hair so the lie of the strands was puffed back and up.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
NOTE: is related to sense 1, but includes ongoing complexes of behavior and situations, not just verbal statements.
Bob came to the realization that he had been living a lie all through his marriage.
Mary was soon to learn that the clique's apparent acceptance of her was really a lie.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2a