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Meaning & Definition of Line in English

English

Line

/laɪn/

noun

1. A formation of people or things one beside another

  • "The line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"
  • "They were arrayed in line of battle"
  • "The cast stood in line for the curtain call"
    synonym:
  • line

2. A mark that is long relative to its width

  • "He drew a line on the chart"
    synonym:
  • line

3. A formation of people or things one behind another

  • "The line stretched clear around the corner"
  • "You must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
    synonym:
  • line

4. A length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness

  • The trace of a moving point
    synonym:
  • line

5. Text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen

  • "The letter consisted of three short lines"
  • "There are six lines in every stanza"
    synonym:
  • line

6. A single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum

    synonym:
  • line

7. A fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops)

  • "They attacked the enemy's line"
    synonym:
  • line

8. A course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood

  • The methodical process of logical reasoning
  • "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
    synonym:
  • argumentation
  • ,
  • logical argument
  • ,
  • argument
  • ,
  • line of reasoning
  • ,
  • line

9. A conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power

    synonym:
  • cable
  • ,
  • line
  • ,
  • transmission line

10. A connected series of events or actions or developments

  • "The government took a firm course"
  • "Historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
    synonym:
  • course
  • ,
  • line

11. A spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent

    synonym:
  • line

12. A slight depression in the smoothness of a surface

  • "His face has many lines"
  • "Ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
    synonym:
  • wrinkle
  • ,
  • furrow
  • ,
  • crease
  • ,
  • crinkle
  • ,
  • seam
  • ,
  • line

13. A pipe used to transport liquids or gases

  • "A pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport"
    synonym:
  • pipeline
  • ,
  • line

14. The road consisting of railroad track and roadbed

    synonym:
  • line
  • ,
  • railway line
  • ,
  • rail line

15. A telephone connection

    synonym:
  • telephone line
  • ,
  • phone line
  • ,
  • telephone circuit
  • ,
  • subscriber line
  • ,
  • line

16. Acting in conformity

  • "In line with"
  • "He got out of line"
  • "Toe the line"
    synonym:
  • line

17. The descendants of one individual

  • "His entire lineage has been warriors"
    synonym:
  • lineage
  • ,
  • line
  • ,
  • line of descent
  • ,
  • descent
  • ,
  • bloodline
  • ,
  • blood line
  • ,
  • blood
  • ,
  • pedigree
  • ,
  • ancestry
  • ,
  • origin
  • ,
  • parentage
  • ,
  • stemma
  • ,
  • stock

18. Something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible

  • "A washing line"
    synonym:
  • line

19. The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

  • "He's not in my line of business"
    synonym:
  • occupation
  • ,
  • business
  • ,
  • job
  • ,
  • line of work
  • ,
  • line

20. In games or sports

  • A mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area
    synonym:
  • line

21. (often plural) a means of communication or access

  • "It must go through official channels"
  • "Lines of communication were set up between the two firms"
    synonym:
  • channel
  • ,
  • communication channel
  • ,
  • line

22. A particular kind of product or merchandise

  • "A nice line of shoes"
    synonym:
  • line
  • ,
  • product line
  • ,
  • line of products
  • ,
  • line of merchandise
  • ,
  • business line
  • ,
  • line of business

23. A commercial organization serving as a common carrier

    synonym:
  • line

24. Space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising

    synonym:
  • agate line
  • ,
  • line

25. The maximum credit that a customer is allowed

    synonym:
  • credit line
  • ,
  • line of credit
  • ,
  • bank line
  • ,
  • line
  • ,
  • personal credit line
  • ,
  • personal line of credit

26. A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence

  • "She was humming an air from beethoven"
    synonym:
  • tune
  • ,
  • melody
  • ,
  • air
  • ,
  • strain
  • ,
  • melodic line
  • ,
  • line
  • ,
  • melodic phrase

27. Persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress

  • "`let me show you my etchings' is a rather worn line"
  • "He has a smooth line but i didn't fall for it"
  • "That salesman must have practiced his fast line of talk"
    synonym:
  • line

28. A short personal letter

  • "Drop me a line when you get there"
    synonym:
  • note
  • ,
  • short letter
  • ,
  • line
  • ,
  • billet

29. A conceptual separation or distinction

  • "There is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
    synonym:
  • line
  • ,
  • dividing line
  • ,
  • demarcation
  • ,
  • contrast

30. Mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it

    synonym:
  • production line
  • ,
  • assembly line
  • ,
  • line

verb

1. Be in line with

  • Form a line along
  • "Trees line the riverbank"
    synonym:
  • line
  • ,
  • run along

2. Cover the interior of

  • "Line the gloves"
  • "Line a chimney"
    synonym:
  • line

3. Make a mark or lines on a surface

  • "Draw a line"
  • "Trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
    synonym:
  • trace
  • ,
  • draw
  • ,
  • line
  • ,
  • describe
  • ,
  • delineate

4. Mark with lines

  • "Sorrow had lined his face"
    synonym:
  • line

5. Fill plentifully

  • "Line one's pockets"
    synonym:
  • line

6. Reinforce with fabric

  • "Lined books are more enduring"
    synonym:
  • line

Examples of using

Draw a line with a ruler.
They took their respective places in line.
We've been waiting in line for over an hour.