list

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

1list

verb \ˈlist\

Definition of LIST

transitive verb
archaic
:  please, suit
intransitive verb
archaic :  wish, choose

Origin of LIST

Middle English lysten, from Old English lystan; akin to Old English lust desire, lust
First Known Use: before 12th century

2list

noun

Definition of LIST

archaic

Origin of LIST

Middle English, probably from lysten
First Known Use: 13th century

3list

verb

Definition of LIST

intransitive verb
archaic
:  listen
transitive verb
archaic :  to listen to :  hear

Origin of LIST

Middle English, from Old English hlystan, from hlyst hearing; akin to Old English hlysnan to listen
First Known Use: before 12th century

4list

noun

Definition of LIST

1
:  a band or strip of material: as
a :  listel
b :  selvage
c :  a narrow strip of wood cut from the edge of a board
2
plural but sing or plural in constr
a :  an arena for combat (as jousting)
b :  a field of competition or controversy
3
obsolete :  limit, boundary
4
:  stripe

Origin of LIST

Middle English, from Old English līste; akin to Old High German līsta edge, Albanian leth
First Known Use: before 12th century

5list

transitive verb

Definition of LIST

1
:  to cut away a narrow strip from the edge of
2
:  to prepare or plant (land) in ridges and furrows with a lister

First Known Use of LIST

1635

6list

noun

Definition of LIST

:  a deviation from the vertical :  tilt; also :  the extent of such a deviation

Origin of LIST

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1582

7list

verb

Definition of LIST

intransitive verb
:  to tilt to one side; especially of a boat or ship :  to tilt to one side in a state of equilibrium (as from an unbalanced load) — compare heel
transitive verb
:  to cause to list

First Known Use of LIST

1626

8list

noun

Definition of LIST

1
a :  a simple series of words or numerals (as the names of persons or objects) <a guest list>
b :  an official roster :  roll
3
:  the total number to be considered or included

Origin of LIST

French liste, from Italian lista, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German līsta edge
First Known Use: 1602

9list

verb

Definition of LIST

transitive verb
1
a :  to make a list of :  enumerate
b :  to include on a list :  register
2
:  to place (oneself) in a specified category <lists himself as a political liberal>
3
archaic :  recruit
intransitive verb
1
archaic :  enlist
2
:  to become entered in a catalog with a selling price <a car that lists for $12,000>
list·ee \li-ˈstē\ noun

First Known Use of LIST

1614

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