What is the meaning of list?


  • A database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics.
  • The property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical.
    • usage: "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"


  • Give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of.
    • usage: "List the states west of the Mississippi"
  • Include in a list.
    • usage: "Am I listed in your register"
  • Cause to lean to the side.
    • usage: "Erosion listed the old tree"
  • Tilt to one side.
    • usage: "The balloon heeled over"; "the wind made the vessel heel"; "The ship listed to starboard"
  • Enumerate.
    • usage: "We must number the names of the great mathematicians"
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APAWordNet. (2010). list. Retrieved February 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/list/definitions/1216513
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "list" http://smartdefine.org/list/definitions/1216513 (accessed February 22, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, list, Smart Define, viewed 22 February, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/list/definitions/1216513>.
MLAWordNet. "list" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/list/definitions/1216513>
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