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English noun: list

1. list (communication) a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)


Broader (hypernym)database

Narrower (hyponym)A-list, agenda, agendum, bibliography, bill, black book, blacklist, calendar, calorie chart, canon, catalog, catalogue, character set, checklist, class list, codex, computer menu, contents, corrigenda, credits, criminal record, directory, distribution list, enumeration, FAQ, flag, free list, grocery list, hit list, hit parade, honours list, index, inventory, key, key, mailing list, masthead, menu, necrology, numbering, order of business, play list, playlist, portfolio, posting, price list, push-down list, push-down stack, queue, record, roll, roster, schedule, shitlist, shopping list, shopping list, short list, shortlist, sick list, slate, stack, standing, stock list, table of contents, ticket, wish list

Part holonymitem, point

2. list (attribute) the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

SamplesThe tower had a pronounced tilt.
The ship developed a list to starboard.
He walked with a heavy inclination to the right.

Synonymsinclination, lean, leaning, tilt

Broader (hypernym)position, spatial relation

English verb: list

1. list (communication) give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of

SamplesList the states west of the Mississippi.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)enumerate, itemise, itemize, recite

2. list (social) include in a list

SamplesAm I listed in your register?.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)register

Narrower (hyponym)blacklist, empanel, impanel, index, inventory, post, stock-take, take stock

3. list (motion) cause to lean to the side

SamplesErosion listed the old tree.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)move

Verb groupheel, list

4. list (motion) tilt to one side

SamplesThe balloon heeled over.
The wind made the vessel heel.
The ship listed to starboard.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)angle, lean, slant, tilt, tip

Verb grouplean, list

5. list (communication) enumerate

SamplesWe must number the names of the great mathematicians.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)identify, name

Narrower (hyponym)itemise, itemize

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