Thesaurus

lists

noun (1)
plural of list

Synonyms of lists

(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

Synonyms for lists

Words Related to lists

lists

noun (2)
plural of list

Synonyms of lists (Entry 2 of 5)

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 for lists

Words Related to lists

lists

noun (3)
plural of list

Synonyms of lists (Entry 3 of 5)

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

Synonyms for lists

Words Related to lists

lists

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular of list

Synonyms & Antonyms of lists (Entry 4 of 5)

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

Synonyms for lists

Words Related to lists

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

Synonyms for lists

Words Related to lists

Near Antonyms for lists

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 for lists

Words Related to lists

Near Antonyms for lists

Antonyms for lists

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

Synonyms for lists

Words Related to lists

Near Antonyms for lists

  • generalizes

lists

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of list

Synonyms & Antonyms of lists (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

Synonyms for lists

Words Related to lists

Near Antonyms for lists

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about lists

Cite this Entry

“Lists.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lists. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on lists

Nglish: Translation of lists for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of lists for Arabic Speakers

Comments on lists

What made you want to look up lists? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!