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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


  • SVAMC “Tech List” Names the World’s Leading Technology Arbitrators and Mediators
    Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center released its 2015 list of the world’s leading arbitrators and mediators in the technology sector. Read more on this news related to 'List'
  • NMC Health among local firms planning to dual-list in Abu Dhabi
    * NMC to dual-list in Abu Dhabi by middle of 2015 - NMC CEO * "Most" London-listed local firms to dual-list - bourse CEO * Moves signal vote of confidence in local stock markets (Recasts to lead with NMC Health, adds detail, context) By Stanley Carvalho ABU DHABI, Jan 26 (Reuters) - NMC Health, the London-listed United Arab Emirates healthcare provider, Read more on this news related to 'List'
  • Can Cuba get off US terrorism list?
    How does a country get off US terrorism list? Read more on this news related to 'List'

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