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List meaning

list - 31 dictionary results

  1. 1. tilt to one side; " The balloon heeled over"; " the wind made the vessel heel"; " The ship listed to starboard"
  2. 2. cause to lean to the side; " Erosion listed the old tree"
  3. 3. Inclination; desire.
  4. 4. A line inclosing or forming the extremity of a piece of ground, or field of combat; hence, in the plural ( lists), the ground or field inclosed for a race or combat.
  5. 5. To inclose for combat; as, to list a field.
  6. 6. To hearken; to attend; to listen.
  7. 7. To listen or hearken to.
  8. 8. To desire or choose; to please.
  9. 9. To lean; to incline; as, the ship lists to port.
  10. 10. An inclination to one side; as, the ship has a list to starboard.
  11. 11. A strip forming the woven border or selvedge of cloth, particularly of broadcloth, and serving to strengthen it; hence, a strip of cloth; a fillet.
  12. 12. A limit or boundary; a border.
  13. 13. The lobe of the ear; the ear itself.
  14. 14. A stripe.
  15. 15. A roll or catalogue, that is row or line; a record of names; as, a list of names, books, articles; a list of ratable estate.
  16. 16. A narrow strip of wood, esp. sapwood, cut from the edge of a plank or board.
  17. 17. A piece of woolen cloth with which the yarns are grasped by a workman.
  18. 18. The first thin coat of tin.
  19. 19. A wirelike rim of tin left on an edge of the plate after it is coated.
  20. 20. To sew together, as strips of cloth, so as to make a show of colors, or form a border.
  21. 21. To cover with list, or with strips of cloth; to put list on; as, to list a door; to stripe as if with list.
  22. 22. To enroll; to place or register in a list.
  23. 23. To engage, as a soldier; to enlist.
  24. 24. To cut away a narrow strip, as of sapwood, from the edge of; as, to list a board.
  25. 25. To engage in public service by enrolling one's name; to enlist.
  26. 26. To plow and plant with a lister.
  27. 27. In cotton culture, to prepare, as land, for the crop by making alternating beds and alleys with the hoe.
  28. 28. A little square molding; a fillet; - called also listel.
  29. 29. A border of cloth; catalogue or roll.
  30. 30. To enroll.
  31. 31. To hearken; listen; choose.

list - examples of usage

  1. I think she was afraid that she was one of the two women on the list of Sixty." - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. He knew by heart the list of things which had been taken from their house. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  3. The list gave us a sort of idea where he had been in the previous season. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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