English

Detailed Synonyms for line in English

line:

line [the ~] noun

  1. the line
    the line
  2. the line
    the line; the stripe
  3. the line
    the queue; the row; the file; the line
  4. the line
    the cordon; the line
  5. the line
    the row; the line; the rank; the file
  6. the line
    the contact; the connection; the junctions; the linkage; the telephone connection; the linking; the line
  7. the line
    the cord; the line
  8. the line
    – the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money 1
    the business; the occupation; the line; the job; the line of work
    – the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money 1
  9. the line
    – acting in conformity 1
    the line
    – acting in conformity 1
    • line [the ~] noun
      • in line with1
      • he got out of line1
      • toe the line1
  10. the line
    – a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power 1
    the line; the cable; the transmission line
    – a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power 1
  11. the line
    – something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible 1
    the line
    – something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible 1
    • line [the ~] noun
      • a washing line1
  12. the line
    – the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed 1
    the line; the rail line; the railway line
    – the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed 1
  13. the line
    – a commercial organization serving as a common carrier 1
    the line
    – a commercial organization serving as a common carrier 1
  14. the line
    – a particular kind of product or merchandise 1
    the line; the line of business; the line of merchandise; the line of products; the business line; the product line
    – a particular kind of product or merchandise 1
  15. the line
    – a pipe used to transport liquids or gases 1
    the line; the pipeline
    – a pipe used to transport liquids or gases 1
    • line [the ~] noun
    • pipeline [the ~] noun
      • a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport1
  16. the line
    – mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it 1
    the line; the production line; the assembly line
    – mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it 1
  17. the line
    – a telephone connection 1
    the line; the telephone line; the telephone circuit; the phone line; the subscriber line
    – a telephone connection 1
  18. the line
    – a conceptual separation or distinction 1
    the line; the contrast; the demarcation; the dividing line
    – a conceptual separation or distinction 1
  19. the line
    – a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning 1
    the line; the argument; the argumentation; the logical argument; the line of reasoning
    – a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning 1
  20. the line
    – (often plural) a means of communication or access 1
    the line; the channel; the communication channel
    – (often plural) a means of communication or access 1
    • line [the ~] noun
      • lines of communication were set up between the two firms1
    • channel [the ~] noun
      • it must go through official channels1
    • communication channel [the ~] noun
  21. the line
    – a short personal letter 1
    the note; the line; the billet; the short letter
    – a short personal letter 1
  22. the line
    – a mark that is long relative to its width 1
    the line
    – a mark that is long relative to its width 1
    • line [the ~] noun
      • He drew a line on the chart1
  23. the line
    – text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen 1
    the line
    – text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen 1
    • line [the ~] noun
      • the letter consisted of three short lines1
      • there are six lines in every stanza1
  24. the line
    – persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress 1
    the line
    – persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress 1
    • line [the ~] noun
      • `let me show you my etchings' is a rather worn line1
      • he has a smooth line but I didn't fall for it1
      • that salesman must have practiced his fast line of talk1
  25. the line
    – a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence 1
    the strain; the line; the tune; the air; the melody; the melodic line; the melodic phrase
    – a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence 1
  26. the line
    – a connected series of events or actions or developments 1
    the course; the line
    – a connected series of events or actions or developments 1
    • course [the ~] noun
      • the government took a firm course1
    • line [the ~] noun
      • historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available1
  27. the line
    – a formation of people or things one behind another 1
    the line
    – a formation of people or things one behind another 1
    • line [the ~] noun
      • the line stretched clear around the corner1
      • you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter1
  28. the line
    – a formation of people or things one beside another 1
    the line
    – a formation of people or things one beside another 1
    • line [the ~] noun
      • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed1
      • they were arrayed in line of battle1
      • the cast stood in line for the curtain call1
  29. the line
    – a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent 1
    the line
    – a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent 1
  30. the line
    – in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area 1
    the line
    – in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area 1
  31. the line
    – a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops) 1
    the line
    – a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops) 1
    • line [the ~] noun
      • they attacked the enemy's line1
  32. the line
    – a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum 1
    the line
    – a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum 1
  33. the line
    – the maximum credit that a customer is allowed 1
    the line; the personal line of credit; the line of credit; the bank line; the personal credit line; the credit line
    – the maximum credit that a customer is allowed 1
  34. the line
    – space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising 1
    the line; the agate line
    – space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising 1
  35. the line
    – a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point 1
    the line
    – a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point 1
  36. the line
    – a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface 1
    the line; the seam; the crease; the wrinkle; the furrow; the crinkle
    – a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface 1
    • line [the ~] noun
      • his face has many lines1
    • seam [the ~] noun
    • crease [the ~] noun
    • wrinkle [the ~] noun
      • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles1
    • furrow [the ~] noun
    • crinkle [the ~] noun
  37. the line
    – In communications, a connection, usually a physical wire or other cable, between sending and receiving (or calling and called) devices, including telephones, computers, and terminals. 2
    the line
    – In communications, a connection, usually a physical wire or other cable, between sending and receiving (or calling and called) devices, including telephones, computers, and terminals. 2
  38. the line
    – In word processing, a string of characters displayed or printed in a single horizontal row. 2
    the line
    – In word processing, a string of characters displayed or printed in a single horizontal row. 2
  39. the line
    – In programming, a statement (instruction) that occupies one line of the program. In this context, the common reference is to a "program line" or a "line of code". 2
    the line
    – In programming, a statement (instruction) that occupies one line of the program. In this context, the common reference is to a "program line" or a "line of code". 2
  40. the line
    – Any wire or wires, such as power lines and telephone lines, used to transmit electrical power or signals. 2
    the line
    – Any wire or wires, such as power lines and telephone lines, used to transmit electrical power or signals. 2
  41. the line
    – In a SONET network, a segment that runs between two multiplexers. 2
    the line
    – In a SONET network, a segment that runs between two multiplexers. 2
  42. the line
    – A vector path defined by two points and a straight or curved segment between them. 2
    the line
    – A vector path defined by two points and a straight or curved segment between them. 2

to line verb (lines, lined, lining)

  1. to line
    to stripe; lineate; to line
    • stripe verb (stripes, striped, striping)
    • lineate verb
    • line verb (lines, lined, lining)
  2. to line
    – reinforce with fabric 1
    to line
    – reinforce with fabric 1
    • line verb (lines, lined, lining)
      • lined books are more enduring1
  3. to line
    – fill plentifully 1
    to line
    – fill plentifully 1
    • line verb (lines, lined, lining)
      • line one's pockets1
  4. to line
    – cover the interior of 1
    to line
    – cover the interior of 1
    • line verb (lines, lined, lining)
      • line the gloves1
      • line a chimney1
  5. to line
    – mark with lines 1
    to line
    – mark with lines 1
    • line verb (lines, lined, lining)
      • sorrow had lined his face1
  6. to line
    – make a mark or lines on a surface 1
    to draw; to trace; to line; to describe; to delineate
    – make a mark or lines on a surface 1
    • draw verb (draws, drew, drawing)
      • draw a line1
    • trace verb (traces, traced, tracing)
      • trace the outline of a figure in the sand1
    • line verb (lines, lined, lining)
      • draw a line1
      • trace the outline of a figure in the sand1
    • describe verb (describes, described, describing)
    • delineate verb (delineates, delineated, delineating)
  7. to line
    – be in line with; form a line along 1
    to line; run along
    – be in line with; form a line along 1
    • line verb (lines, lined, lining)
      • trees line the riverbank1
    • run along verb

Conjugations for line:

present
  1. line
  2. line
  3. lines
  4. line
  5. line
  6. line
simple past
  1. lined
  2. lined
  3. lined
  4. lined
  5. lined
  6. lined
present perfect
  1. have lined
  2. have lined
  3. has lined
  4. have lined
  5. have lined
  6. have lined
past continuous
  1. was lining
  2. were lining
  3. was lining
  4. were lining
  5. were lining
  6. were lining
future
  1. shall line
  2. will line
  3. will line
  4. shall line
  5. will line
  6. will line
continuous present
  1. am lining
  2. are lining
  3. is lining
  4. are lining
  5. are lining
  6. are lining
subjunctive
  1. be lined
  2. be lined
  3. be lined
  4. be lined
  5. be lined
  6. be lined
diverse
  1. line!
  2. let's line!
  3. lined
  4. lining
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Related Words for "line":


Alternate Synonyms for "line":


Related Definitions for "line":

  1. the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money1
    • he's not in my line of business1
  2. acting in conformity1
    • in line with1
    • he got out of line1
    • toe the line1
  3. a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power1
  4. something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible1
    • a washing line1
  5. the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed1
  6. a commercial organization serving as a common carrier1
  7. a particular kind of product or merchandise1
    • a nice line of shoes1
  8. a pipe used to transport liquids or gases1
  9. mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it1
  10. a telephone connection1
  11. a conceptual separation or distinction1
    • there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity1
  12. a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning1
  13. (often plural) a means of communication or access1
    • lines of communication were set up between the two firms1
  14. a short personal letter1
    • drop me a line when you get there1
  15. a mark that is long relative to its width1
    • He drew a line on the chart1
  16. text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen1
    • the letter consisted of three short lines1
    • there are six lines in every stanza1
  17. persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress1
    • `let me show you my etchings' is a rather worn line1
    • he has a smooth line but I didn't fall for it1
    • that salesman must have practiced his fast line of talk1
  18. a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence1
  19. a connected series of events or actions or developments1
    • historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available1
  20. a formation of people or things one behind another1
    • the line stretched clear around the corner1
    • you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter1
  21. a formation of people or things one beside another1
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed1
    • they were arrayed in line of battle1
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call1
  22. a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent1
  23. in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area1
  24. a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops)1
    • they attacked the enemy's line1
  25. a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum1
  26. the maximum credit that a customer is allowed1
  27. space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising1
  28. a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point1
  29. a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface1
    • his face has many lines1
  30. reinforce with fabric1
    • lined books are more enduring1
  31. fill plentifully1
    • line one's pockets1
  32. cover the interior of1
    • line the gloves1
    • line a chimney1
  33. mark with lines1
    • sorrow had lined his face1
  34. make a mark or lines on a surface1
    • draw a line1
    • trace the outline of a figure in the sand1
  35. be in line with; form a line along1
    • trees line the riverbank1
  36. In communications, a connection, usually a physical wire or other cable, between sending and receiving (or calling and called) devices, including telephones, computers, and terminals.2
  37. In word processing, a string of characters displayed or printed in a single horizontal row.2
  38. In programming, a statement (instruction) that occupies one line of the program. In this context, the common reference is to a "program line" or a "line of code".2
  39. Any wire or wires, such as power lines and telephone lines, used to transmit electrical power or signals.2
  40. In a SONET network, a segment that runs between two multiplexers.2
  41. A vector path defined by two points and a straight or curved segment between them.2

Related Synonyms for line