Meaning of LIST in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ lɪst ]

( lists, listing, listed)

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.


A list of things such as names or addresses is a set of them which all belong to a particular category, written down one below the other.

We are making a list of the top ten men we would not want to be married to...

There were six names on the list.

...fine wine from the hotel’s exhaustive wine list.

N-COUNT : oft N of n

see also Civil List , hit list , honours list , laundry list , mailing list , shopping list , waiting list


A list of things is a set of them that you think of as being in a particular order.

High on the list of public demands is to end military control of broadcasting...

I would have thought if they were looking for redundancies I would be last on the list...

‘First City’ joined a long list of failed banks.

N-COUNT : oft N of n


To list several things such as reasons or names means to write or say them one after another, usually in a particular order.

Manufacturers must list ingredients in order of the amount used.

VERB : V n


To list something in a particular way means to include it in that way in a list or report.

A medical examiner has listed the deaths as homicides...

He was not listed under his real name on the residents panel.

VERB : V n prep , V-ed


If a company is listed , or if it lists , on a stock exchange, it obtains an official quotation for its shares so that people can buy and sell them. ( BUSINESS )

It will list on the London Stock Exchange next week with a value of 130 million pounds.

VERB : V , also V n


see also listed , listing

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