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(Entry 1 of 5)

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

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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

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a long narrow piece of material
  • shave a thin list from the side of the board

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Synonyms & Antonyms of list (Entry 4 of 5)

1 to make a list of
  • the coach listed the people on the team

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2 to put (someone or something) on a list
  • her number isn't listed in the phone book

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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

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4 to specify one after another
  • do I need to list all of the reasons why your idea won't work?

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Synonyms & Antonyms of list (Entry 5 of 5)

to set or cause to be at an angle
  • the sudden shift of the load in the hull listed the ship badly

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The first known use of list was before the 12th century

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“List.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/list. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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