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List Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
  • a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
  • give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"
  • enumerate; "We must number the names of the great mathematicians"
  • tilt to one side; "The balloon heeled over"; "the wind made the vessel heel"; "The ship listed to starboard"
  • cause to lean to the side; "Erosion listed the old tree"
  • include in a list; "Am I listed in your register?"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics) ,
  • the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"

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List Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A list is a part of a text, which has many words separated by commas (,) or a group of words going down the page that may use bullet points, letters, or numbers. Semi-colons (;) are also used sometimes to separate items in a list.

These are lists:

I have invited Peter, Mary, and Henry to my birthday.

People who I have invited to my birthday are:



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Meaning of the Name 'List'


  • Meaning: Cunning
  • Origin: Anglo
  • Gender: Male


'List' example sentence in quotations


* The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79. - Douglas Adams

* Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work. - Robert Orben

* I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound - if I can remember any of the damn things. - Dorothy Parker


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List Sample Sentences in News


  • Michael Jordan joins Forbes billionaires list. Who else is new?
    Forbes released its 2015 list of the world's billionaires Monday, welcoming hoops legend Michael Jordan and the youngest self-made woman ever to its ranks. Who are some of other the new members of the Forbes list,  and how did they get there?  Read more on this news related to 'List'
  • Emily's List Is Ready for Hillary
    Emily’s List hasn't yet endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race, but that's just a formality. The PAC, founded in 1985, has helped Democratic women reach every level of elected office short of the White House. Since soon after President Barack Obama won a second term, Emily's List has been preparing for Clinton to run, convening co Read more on this news related to 'List'
  • Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes' list of billionaires
    The world's richest person got even richer this year. And a basketball superstar-turned-owner made the list for the first time. Forbes said Monday that Bill Gates's net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 ... Read more on this news related to 'List'

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