Definition of get/have a line onUS, informal
- Have the police managed to get a line on any of the suspects?
- She says she has a line on a new car.
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: a length of cord or cord-like material: such as
: a comparatively strong slender cord
: to mark or cover with a line or lines
: to depict with lines : draw
: to place or form a line along
: to cover the inner surface of
: to put something in the inside of : fill
: to serve as the lining of
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