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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


  • Terror list potential hang-up to US ties: Cuban diplomat
    Cuba's removal from a US list of state sponsors of terrorism will be key to restoring formal diplomatic relations between the two nations, the lead Cuban negotiator said in remarks published Saturday. Josefina Vidal, head of US affairs at the Cuban foreign ministry, also said that even if the two countries do restore relations severed since 1961, the reopening Read more on this news related to 'List'
  • Motor racing-Marussia on F1 entry list, Caterham gone
    * Marussia named on entry list, Caterham disappear * Entry subject to conditions (Adds detail) By Alan Baldwin BARCELONA, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Marussia's climb back from the brink of Formula One extinction gained momentum on Friday when they were included on the official 2015 entry list, subject to conditions. There was no such salvation for tail-end rivals Cate Read more on this news related to 'List'
  • List of dead Kremlin critics grows with Nemtsov murder
    Boris Nemtsov's name was added to the list of Kremlin opponents who have been killed or died in suspicious circumstances in recent years after the slaying of the prominent opposition leader in central Moscow Friday. -- February 27, 2015: leading opposition figure and former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov, 55, is gunned down at around 23:15 just metres fro Read more on this news related to 'List'

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