Synonyms and Antonyms of line

  1. 1 a series of persons or things arranged one behind another the line for tickets stretched around the block Synonyms column, cue, file, queue, range, string, train Related Words echelon, rank, row, tier; chain, progression, sequence, succession; array

  2. 2 a way of acting or proceeding since the election, the president has taken a very conservative line Synonyms course, methodology, policy, procedure, programRelated Words blueprint, design, plan, scheme, strategy; intent, intention, purpose; approach, direction, method, path, pathway, tack

  3. 3 the activity by which one regularly makes a living my line of business is “pre-owned” vehicles, and have I got a deal for you! Synonyms calling, employment, game, lay, occupation, profession, trade, vocation, workRelated Words call, lifework; business, enterprise, field, livelihood, living, métier (also metier), racket [slang]; assignment, engagement, gig, mission; art, craft, handcraft, handicraft; appointment, berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation; duty, function, job, load, task, workloadNear Antonyms avocation, hobby, pursuit

  4. 4 a region of activity, knowledge, or influence advanced mathematics is a little outside of my line, but I'll see what I can do to help Synonyms area, arena, bailiwick, barony, business, circle, demesne, department, discipline, domain, element, fief, fiefdom, firmament, front, game, kingdom, field, precinct, province, realm, specialty, sphere, terrain, walkRelated Words frontier; study, subject; territory, turf; occupation, profession, pursuit, racket, vocation; ambit, amplitude, breadth, compass, confine, dimension(s), extent, ken, reach, scope, sweep, width; subfield, subspecialty

  5. 5 a real or imaginary point beyond which a person or thing cannot go you really crossed the line with that outrageous display of bad behavior Synonyms bound, boundary, cap, ceiling, confines, end, extent, limitation, limit, terminationRelated Words extremity, fag end, terminus; border, brim, edge, margin, rim, verge; outside; bar, barrier, fence, hedge, restraint, stop, wall

  6. 6 a long hollow cylinder for carrying a substance (as a liquid or gas) the workers rushed to fix the leak in the gas line Synonyms channel, conduit, duct, leader, pipe, penstock, trough, tubeRelated Words drain, drainpipe, funnel, hydrant, main, smokestack, spout, standpipe, stovepipe, tile, waste pipe, waterspout; pipage (or pipeage), pipeline, piping

  7. 7 a length of braided, flexible material that is used for tying or connecting things he made sure to bring extra fishing line in case a fish broke free Synonyms cable, lace, lacing, cord, rope, string, wireRelated Words guy, halyard, lanyard, stay; bungee cord, whipcord

  8. 8 a group of vehicles traveling together or under one management she owns a line of limousines Synonyms armada, caravan, cavalcade, fleet, motorcade, trainRelated Words argosy, convoy, flotilla, navy; column, cortege (also cortège), parade, procession

  9. 9 the direction along which something or someone moves the airplane took a southerly line toward the capital Synonyms course, path, pathway, route, routeway [chiefly British], steps, track, wayRelated Words circle, circuit, loop, orbit; arc, flight path, trajectory; ascent, descent

  10. 10 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor a 10th of all island residents are members of the line of this early settler Synonyms blood, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, family, lineage, people, race, stock, tribeRelated Words blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms ancestry, birth, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree

  11. 11 the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended he comes from a noble line that goes back several centuries Synonyms birth, blood, bloodline, breeding, descent, extraction, family tree, genealogy, ancestry, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stock, strainRelated Words heredity, succession; family, house; kin, kindred, relations, relatives; raceNear Antonyms offspring; child, heir, inheritor, son, successorAntonyms issue, posterity, progeny, seed

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