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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


  • US Mulls Putting NKorea on Terrorism Sponsor List
    Obama says US reviewing whether to return North Korea to list of state sponsors of terrorism Read more on this news related to 'List'
  • Santa's Celebrity Naughty List 2014: 15 Stars Who Will Be Getting Coal
    Santa is a busy guy, so in case he hasn't been keeping a watchful eye on Hollywood, Access is counting down who has been naughty and not so nice! We've made our list, checked it twice and know who might be getting a lump of coal in their stocking this year. Santa was Uber not happy with these stars' choices and hopes that in 2015, they Lyft themselves Read more on this news related to 'List'
  • Tory aides suspended from poll list
    The Conservatives suspend two of Theresa May's advisers from a list of 2015 general election candidates amid a row over campaigning. Read more on this news related to 'List'

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