Meaning: to officially state something like a policy, or rules, regulations, conditions, guidelines, etc.Synonym: set down, establish, stipulate
- lay down sth The government will soon lay down new guidelines for receiving student loans.
- be laid down by sth/sb This is in accordance with the regulations as laid down by the management.
lay down: rules, regulations, guidelines, laws, policy, conditions, requirements, procedures, standards
The university is in the process of laying down new