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Definition 1: place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight - [verb of change]

Samples where line up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • align the car with the curb
  • align the sheets of paper on the table

Synonyms for line up in the sense of this definition

(line up is a kind of ...) set or arrange in a new or different determinate position

"Orient the house towards the South"

(... is a kind of line up ) adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting

(... is a kind of line up ) cause to indicate the same time or rate

"synchronize your watches"

(... is a kind of line up ) align anew or better

"The surgeon realigned my jaw after the accident"

(... is a kind of line up ) make level, square, balanced, or concentric

"true up the cylinder of an engine"

(... is a kind of line up ) adjust the line of sight of (an optical instrument)

(... is a kind of line up ) bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions

Definition 2: take one's position before a kick-off - [verb of competition]

(line up is a kind of ...) participate in games or sport

"We played hockey all afternoon" "play cards" "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"

(line up belongs to category ...) any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal

Definition 3: arrange in ranks - [verb of motion]

Samples where line up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dress troops

Synonyms for line up in the sense of this definition

(line up is a kind of ...) cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

Definition 4: form a queue, form a line, stand in line - [verb of motion]

Samples where line up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Customers lined up in front of the store

Synonyms for line up in the sense of this definition

(line up is a kind of ...) be standing; be upright

"We had to stand for the entire performance!"

(line up implies ...) stay in one place and anticipate or expect something

"I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"

Definition 5: get something or somebody for a specific purpose - [verb of possession]

Samples where line up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener
  • I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing
  • The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter

Synonyms for line up in the sense of this definition

(line up is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

Definition 6: form a line - [verb of stative]

Samples where line up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The buildings all line up neatly

(line up is a kind of ...) put into a proper or systematic order

"arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"

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