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English noun: list

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


Synonymslisting


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.


Synonymsname


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.


Synonymslean


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.


Synonymsheel


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.


Synonymsnumber


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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