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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


  • Preservation list replaced by smaller targets
    The list of endangered historic sites issued every year by the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia did not make it through 2014. Read more on this news related to 'List'
  • Bloomberg Launches List Trading Tool for Interest Rate Swaps
    Bloomberg announced today that its multi-asset swap execution facility, Bloomberg SEF LLC, launched a List trading tool for Interest Rate Swaps . The new List tool enables market participants to improve operational efficiency by creating and sending a “basket” of swaps that can be traded at a single price using Bloomberg SEF’s request for quote functionalit Read more on this news related to 'List'
  • Burns: Make a list to fill that bucket
    What I can tell from reader mail is that we put a steep discount on the future. Think of them as repressed party animals, living vicariously through the sustained bacchanals of our longevity. In another, I examined the pool of life-years a group of 100,000 people expect to have and proposed that we view it as a Cup of Life so we'd have some idea when we had co Read more on this news related to 'List'

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