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laze

 (lāz)
v. lazed, laz·ing, laz·es
v.intr.
To be idle; loaf: laze around the house.
v.tr.
To spend (time) loafing: lazed the afternoon away in a hammock.

[Back-formation from lazy.]
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laze

(leɪz)
vb
1. (intr) to be indolent or lazy
2. (often foll by: away) to spend (time) in indolence
n
the act or an instance of idling
[C16: back formation from lazy]
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laze

(leɪz)

v. lazed, laz•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to idle or lounge lazily (often fol. by around).
v.t.
2. to pass (time, life, etc.) lazily (usu. fol. by away).
n.
3. a period of indolence.
[1585–95; back formation from lazy]
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laze


Past participle: lazed
Gerund: lazing

Imperative
laze
laze
Present
I laze
you laze
he/she/it lazes
we laze
you laze
they laze
Preterite
I lazed
you lazed
he/she/it lazed
we lazed
you lazed
they lazed
Present Continuous
I am lazing
you are lazing
he/she/it is lazing
we are lazing
you are lazing
they are lazing
Present Perfect
I have lazed
you have lazed
he/she/it has lazed
we have lazed
you have lazed
they have lazed
Past Continuous
I was lazing
you were lazing
he/she/it was lazing
we were lazing
you were lazing
they were lazing
Past Perfect
I had lazed
you had lazed
he/she/it had lazed
we had lazed
you had lazed
they had lazed
Future
I will laze
you will laze
he/she/it will laze
we will laze
you will laze
they will laze
Future Perfect
I will have lazed
you will have lazed
he/she/it will have lazed
we will have lazed
you will have lazed
they will have lazed
Future Continuous
I will be lazing
you will be lazing
he/she/it will be lazing
we will be lazing
you will be lazing
they will be lazing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lazing
you have been lazing
he/she/it has been lazing
we have been lazing
you have been lazing
they have been lazing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lazing
you will have been lazing
he/she/it will have been lazing
we will have been lazing
you will have been lazing
they will have been lazing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lazing
you had been lazing
he/she/it had been lazing
we had been lazing
you had been lazing
they had been lazing
Conditional
I would laze
you would laze
he/she/it would laze
we would laze
you would laze
they would laze
Past Conditional
I would have lazed
you would have lazed
he/she/it would have lazed
we would have lazed
you would have lazed
they would have lazed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.laze - be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
moon around, moon on, moon - be idle in a listless or dreamy way
ride the bench, warm the bench - be out of the game; "Miller was riding the bench in Saturday's game"
moon, daydream - have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake; "She looked out the window, daydreaming"
bum about, bum around, loaf, loll around, lounge about, lounge around, waste one's time, loll, bum - be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"
lie about, lie around - hang around idly; "She did all the work while he lay around"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

laze

verb
1. idle, lounge, hang around, loaf, stand around, loll Fred lazed in an easy chair.
2. (often with away) kill time, waste time, fritter away, doss (Brit. slang), pass time, while away the hours, veg out (slang, chiefly U.S.), fool away She lazed away most of the morning.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

laze

verb
To pass time without working or in avoiding work:
bum (around), idle, loaf, loiter, lounge, shirk.
Slang: diddle, goldbrick, goof (off).
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Translations
zahálet

laze

[leɪz] VI (also laze about, laze around) → no hacer nada, descansar (pej) → holgazanear, gandulear
we lazed in the sun for a weekpasamos una semana tirados al sol
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

laze

[ˈleɪz] viparesser
Fred lazed in an easy chair → Fred paressait dans un fauteuil relax.
laze around
laze about vise la couler douce
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

laze

n to have a long laze in bedlange faul im Bett (liegen) bleiben
vifaulenzen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

laze

[leɪz] vi (also laze around or about) → oziare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Had I been with my girlfriends I would have happily lazed away the hours, but the experience was lost on the ants-in-his-pants other half.
We'd gone all-inclusive at Hotel San Luis in S'Algar, and could have lazed away our week with drink on tap and an all-youcan eat buffet.
On Paros we visited inland villages, then lazed away the afternoon on a quiet beach.