Meaning of LIST in English

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1. a list of things, places etc

2. a list of people

3. a list in a book

4. a list of events or activities

5. to make a list, or include something on a list

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1. a list of things, places etc

▷ list /lɪst/ [countable noun]

a set of names of things, places, jobs you need to do etc, which are written one below the other :

list of

▪ Could I have a list of hotels in Bournemouth and the surrounding area?

make a list

▪ I made a list of all the things I had to do that day.

on a list

▪ Henry’s name wasn’t on the list.

shopping list

a list of all the things you need to buy

▪ I forgot to bring my shopping list with me.

▷ checklist /ˈtʃekˌlɪst/ [countable noun]

a list of things you need or things you have to do which you keep in order to help you remember them :

▪ Use a checklist when visiting properties to buy, so that you keep a record of which features you liked and didn’t like.

checklist of

▪ Here is a checklist of things you need to buy before travelling to India.

▷ inventory /ˈɪnvəntriǁ-tɔːri/ [countable noun]

an official list of all the objects in a house, factory, or shop, written so that you can know exactly what is there :

in/on an inventory

▪ Some of the things in the shop were not listed in the inventory.

inventory of

▪ The company keeps a full inventory of its equipment.

make an inventory

▪ She made an inventory of everything in the apartment.

▷ catalogue especially British /catalog American /ˈkætəlɒgǁ-lɔːg, -lɑːg/ [countable noun]

a list that gives some information about each thing in a library, art collection etc so that people can find what they want :

▪ There is a new catalogue of all the books in the library.

▪ You will find information about all the sale items in our catalog.

2. a list of people

▷ list /lɪst/ [countable noun]

a set of the names of people in a particular place, on a course etc, written one below the other and kept as a record :

list of

▪ A list of competitors will be posted on the main notice board.

waiting list

a list of people who are waiting to do something

▪ I’m afraid the English course is already full, and there is a waiting list.

guest list

▪ This is the guest list for the wedding.

draw up a list

▪ I drew up a list of all the jobs I had to do in the house.

cross somebody off the list

remove someone’s name from a list

▪ Sarah’s name had been crossed off the list of candidates.

▷ short list/shortlist /ˈʃɔːʳtlɪst/ [countable noun] British

a list of a small group of people, chosen from a larger group, from which you choose one person for a job :

on/onto a shortlist

▪ You were lucky to even get onto the shortlist.

draw up a shortlist (of people)

▪ After the first set of interviews, we will draw up a shortlist of candidates we wish to interview a second time.

▷ register /ˈredʒɪstəʳ, ˈredʒəstəʳ/ [countable noun]

an official list containing the names of all the people, organizations, or things of a particular type :

register of

▪ a register of qualified translators

▪ a civil register of births, deaths, and marriages

electoral register

an official list of people who can vote in an election

▪ Make sure your name is on the electoral register in good time.

▷ roll /rəʊl/ [countable noun]

an official list of the names of people at a meeting, in a class etc :

▪ The school now has a roll of over 2,000 children.

on a roll

▪ His name was not on the voters’ roll.

▷ roster /ˈrɒstəʳǁˈrɑː-/ [countable noun]

a list of people and the jobs they each have to do :

roster for

▪ We organized a roster for cleaning the house.

on a roster

▪ I noticed that my name was not on the night duty roster.

3. a list in a book

▷ index /ˈɪndeks/ [countable noun]

an alphabetically arranged list of all the names and subjects in a book :

▪ It’s a lot quicker if you use the index.

▪ Look under B in the index to see if biology is covered in the book.

▷ contents /ˈkɒntentsǁˈkɑːn-/ [plural noun]

a list, usually printed at the front of a book, which shows the main parts that the book is divided into :

▪ I could tell the book was not what I wanted by looking at the contents.

contents page

▪ Sue opened the book and looked at the contents page.

table of contents

▪ There’s no table of contents, so it’s quite difficult to find the information you’re looking for.

▷ bibliography /ˌbɪbliˈɒgrəfiǁ-ˈɑːg-/ [countable noun]

a list of all the books and articles on a particular subject, or all the books and articles that are used when you write something :

▪ There is a short bibliography at the back of the book.

in a bibliography

▪ Details of suggested further reading are given in the bibliography.

4. a list of events or activities

▷ programme British /program American /ˈprəʊgræm/ [countable noun]

a list of all the activities or events that have been planned, especially one that shows when each event will happen :

on a programme

▪ First on the programme is a speech by the organizer, Mrs Jenkins.

programme of

▪ A spectacular program of exhibitions, displays and competitions has been planned.

▪ Because of bad weather, our programme of events has had to be changed slightly.

▷ schedule /ˈʃedjuːlǁˈskedʒʊl, -dʒ ə l/ [countable noun]

a list of events or activities that shows when each one will happen :

▪ According to the schedule, the first lecture begins at 9.00 am.

▪ The President’s schedule included a visit to a children’s hospital.

▷ agenda /əˈdʒendə/ [countable noun]

a list of the subjects that will be discussed at a meeting :

▪ Have you got a copy of the agenda for tomorrow’s meeting?

on an agenda

▪ What do you do if you want to discuss something that’s not on the agenda?

(at the) top of an agenda

▪ The fuel crisis will be at the top of the agenda for today’s board meeting.

5. to make a list, or include something on a list

▷ make a list /ˌmeɪk ə ˈlɪst/ [verb phrase]

make a list of

▪ She made a list of all the things she would need on her trip.

▪ A list has been made of all students who failed to attend lectures regularly.

▷ catalogue especially British /catalog American /ˈkætəlɒgǁ-lɔːg, -lɑːg/ [transitive verb]

to make a well-arranged list of a large group of things so that people can find what they want :

▪ We are still waiting for all the paintings to be identified and catalogued.

▷ itemize /ˈaɪtəmaɪz/ [transitive verb]

to write down all the separate parts or details of something in a list :

▪ Donleavy carefully itemized the equipment.

▪ Make sure the bill you receive is itemized and shows the individual price of each job that has been done.

▷ list /lɪst/ [transitive verb]

to give a list of names, places etc, or to include someone or something on a list :

▪ a useful booklet, listing all the colleges that take part-time students

▪ The books are listed alphabetically, according to the name of the author.

list as

▪ Chapman lists rugby as one of his hobbies.

▷ shortlist /ˈʃɔːʳtlɪst/ [transitive verb] British

to include someone on a small list of people, chosen from a larger group, from which you choose one person for a job :

▪ Three candidates have been shortlisted for the job.

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