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Definition 1: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where list or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the tower had a pronounced tilt
  • the ship developed a list to starboard
  • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

Synonyms for list in the sense of this definition

(list is a kind of ...) the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

"the position of the hands on the clock" "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"

Definition 2: a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for list in the sense of this definition

(list is a kind of ...) an organized body of related information

(... is a kind of list ) a list of musical selections for performance or for broadcast by radio

(... is a kind of list ) a list of people who died recently

(... is a kind of list ) (computer science) a list of options available to a computer user

(... is a kind of list ) a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.

(... is a kind of list ) a list of names and addresses to which advertising material is mailed

(... is a kind of list ) a detailed list of all the items in stock

(... is a kind of list ) a list of answers to a test

"some students had stolen the key to the final exam"

(... is a kind of list ) a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations

(... is a kind of list ) an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed

(... is a kind of list ) a ranked list of the songs that are most popular at a given time

(... is a kind of list ) a list of the financial assets held by an individual or a bank or other financial institution

"they were disappointed by the poor returns on their stock portfolio"

(... is a kind of list ) (bookkeeping) a listing on the company's records

"the posting was made in the cash account"

(... is a kind of list ) a listing of prices for different goods or services

(... is a kind of list ) a list of events that you wish would occur

(... is a kind of list ) an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event

(... is a kind of list ) a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices

(... is a kind of list ) a list of those who are ill (e.g. on a warship or in a regiment etc)

(... is a kind of list ) a list of applicants winnowed from a longer list who have been deemed suitable and from which the successful person will be chosen

(... is a kind of list ) a list of items to be purchased

(... is a kind of list ) an ordered list of times at which things are planned to occur

(... is a kind of list ) a list of names

"his name was struck off the rolls"

(... is a kind of list ) (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted

(... is a kind of list ) a list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO)

(... is a kind of list ) a list of victims to be eliminated (as by murder)

(... is a kind of list ) a list of heterogenous items that someone wants

"the union came to the table with a whole grocery list of demands"

(... is a kind of list ) an ordered list of characters that are used together in writing or printing

(... is a kind of list ) a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically

"it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements"

(... is a kind of list ) a complete list of saints that have been recognized by the Roman Catholic Church

(... is a kind of list ) a list of foods and information about their caloric content

(... is a kind of list ) a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc)

"I have you on my calendar for next Monday"

(... is a kind of list ) a list of people who are out of favor

(... is a kind of list ) a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)

(... is a kind of list ) a list of writings with time and place of publication (such as the writings of a single author or the works referred to in preparing a document etc.)

(... is a kind of list ) a list of names of specially favored people

"the boss gave me his A-list of people we should try to recruit"

(... is a kind of list ) a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)

(... is a kind of list ) (usually plural) a listing of best-selling recorded music

"number 2 on the charts"

(... is a kind of list ) a list of items (names or tasks etc.) to be checked or consulted

(... is a kind of list ) a list issued by examiners that categorizes students according to the class of honours they achieved in their degree examinations

(... is a kind of list ) a list of commodities that are not subject to tariffs

(... is a kind of list ) a list of questions that are frequently asked (about a given topic) along with their answers

(... is a kind of list ) a numbered list

(... is a kind of list ) list of names to whom a communication should be sent

(... is a kind of list ) (computer science) a listing of the files stored in memory (usually on a hard disk)

(... is a kind of list ) a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted

"he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court" "the prostitute had a record a mile long"

(... is a kind of list ) a list of acknowledgements of those who contributed to the creation of a film (usually run at the end of the film)

(... is a kind of list ) a list of printing errors in a book along with their corrections

(... is a kind of list ) a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start

(... is a kind of list ) an official list of chemicals or medicines etc.

(list is a part of ...) a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list

"he noticed an item in the New York Times" "she had several items on her shopping list" "the main point on the agenda was taken up first"

Definition 3: give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of - [verb of communication]

Samples where list or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • List the states west of the Mississippi

Synonyms for list in the sense of this definition

(list is a kind of ...) specify individually

"She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered" "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug"

Definition 4: enumerate - [verb of communication]

Samples where list or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We must number the names of the great mathematicians

Synonyms for list in the sense of this definition

(list is a kind of ...) give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property

"Many senators were named in connection with the scandal" "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"

(... is a kind of list ) place on a list of items

"itemize one's tax deductions"

Definition 5: tilt to one side - [verb of motion]

Samples where list or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The balloon heeled over
  • the wind made the vessel heel
  • The ship listed to starboard

Synonyms for list in the sense of this definition

(list is a kind of ...) to incline or bend from a vertical position

"She leaned over the banister"

(list has a similar meaning as ...) cause to lean to the side

"Erosion listed the old tree"

Definition 6: cause to lean to the side - [verb of motion]

Samples where list or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Erosion listed the old tree

Synonyms for list in the sense of this definition

(list is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(list has a similar meaning as ...) tilt to one side

"The balloon heeled over" "the wind made the vessel heel" "The ship listed to starboard"

Samples where list or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Am I listed in your register?

(list is a kind of ...) record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions

(... is a kind of list ) make or include in an itemized record or report

"Inventory all books before the end of the year"

(... is a kind of list ) enter into a list of prospective jurors

(... is a kind of list ) list in an index

(... is a kind of list ) put on a blacklist so as to banish or cause to be boycotted

"many books were blacklisted by the Nazis"

(... is a kind of list ) enter on a public list

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