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list

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of list

  1. a record of a series of items (as names or titles) usually arranged according to some system <we put eggs, sour cream, tomatoes, roast beef, and cheddar cheese on the shopping list> Synonyms canon, catalog (or catalogue), checklist, listing, menu, register, registry, roll, roll call, roster, schedule, table Related Words agenda, bibliography, catalogue raisonné, compendium, compilation, directory, docket, enumeration, glossary, index, inventory, manifest, payroll; calendar, chronology, timetable




list

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of list

  1. the act of positioning or an instance of being positioned at an angle <the extreme list of the racing yacht made it hard for the untried crew to keep their balance> Synonyms angling, bend, cock, inclination, list, tipRelated Words turn, twist, veer; bow, dip, nod




list

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of list

  1. a long narrow piece of material <shave a thin list from the side of the board> Synonyms list, ribbon, slipRelated Words slat; band, bandage, belt, binding, girth, strap, swatch, swath (or swathe), tape




list

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of list

  1. 1 to make a list of <the coach listed the people on the team> Synonyms enumerate, inventory, itemize, numerate Related Words count, mark, number; check (off), tick (off)

  2. 2 to put (someone or something) on a list <her number isn't listed in the phone book> Synonyms catalog (or catalogue), enroll (also enrol), enter, index, inscribe, put down, record, register, schedule, slate Related Words book, card, file, note; classify, compile, tabulate, tally; reschedule Near Antonyms delete

  3. 3 to add (a person) to a list or roll as a participant or member <our grandfather is listed among the war dead honored by the memorial> Synonyms inscribe, list, matriculate, registerRelated Words enlist, impanel, induct; conscript, draft, muster; wait-list; book, schedule; check inNear Antonyms check off; exclude, expel, expunge, reject; omit, overlookAntonyms delist

  4. 4 to specify one after another <do I need to list all of the reasons why your idea won't work?> Synonyms detail, itemize, list, numerate, recite, reel off, rehearse, tick (off)Related Words outline; tabulate, tally; catalog (or catalogue), inventory; chart, diagram, graph; calculate, compute, estimate, figure, reckon; cite, mention, nameNear Antonyms generalize




list

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of list

  1. to set or cause to be at an angle <the sudden shift of the load in the hull listed the ship badly> Synonyms angle, cant, cock, heel, incline, list, pitch, slant, slope, tilt, tipRelated Words bank; bend, deviate, swerve, veer; decline, descend, recline, retreatNear Antonyms even, flatten, level, straighten




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