Definitions of list

  1. To enlist. List shoes, a kind of easy slippers, made of pieces of cloth or carpeting.
  2. To desire or choose; to please; to have pleasure in.
  3. To enroll; enlist.
  4. To careen, as a ship.
  5. To inclose for combat; as, to list a field.
  6. To listen or hearken to.
  7. To sew together, as strips of cloth, so as to make a show of colors, or form a border.
  8. To cover with list, or with strips of cloth; to put list on; as, to list a door; to stripe as if with list.
  9. To enroll; to place or register in a list.
  10. To engage, as a soldier; to enlist.
  11. To cut away a narrow strip, as of sapwood, from the edge of; as, to list a board.
  12. To plow and plant with a lister.
  13. In cotton culture, to prepare, as land, for the crop by making alternating beds and alleys with the hoe.
  14. To catalog, register, or enroll; cover with strips of cloth.
  15. To place in a list or catalogue: to engage for the public service, as soldiers.
  16. To enroll.
  17. To cover with list. See LIST, n.
  18. To enclose, as a field, for combat.
  19. To hearken; to attend; to listen.
  20. To desire or choose; to please.
  21. To lean; to incline; as, the ship lists to port.
  22. To tilt over to one side.
  23. To have pleasure in: to desire: to like or please: to choose.
  24. To hearken; listen; choose.
  25. include in a list; " Am I listed in your register?"
  26. give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; " List the states west of the Mississippi"
  27. enumerate; " We must number the names of the great mathematicians"
  28. lean over to one side; used frequently of ships
  29. To place in a list; to enlist; to sew together; to form a border.
  30. To inclose for combat. To enter the lists, to come forward and engage in a contest.
  31. To listen to.
  32. To choose; to desire; to be disposed.
  33. A contr. for listen, which see.
  34. Ground enclosed for a tournament.
  35. tilt to one side; " The balloon heeled over"; " the wind made the vessel heel"; " The ship listed to starboard"
  36. cause to lean to the side; " Erosion listed the old tree"
  37. A line inclosing or forming the extremity of a piece of ground, or field of combat; hence, in the plural ( lists), the ground or field inclosed for a race or combat.
  38. An inclination to one side; as, the ship has a list to starboard.
  39. A strip forming the woven border or selvedge of cloth, particularly of broadcloth, and serving to strengthen it; hence, a strip of cloth; a fillet.
  40. A limit or boundary; a border.
  41. The lobe of the ear; the ear itself.
  42. A stripe.
  43. A roll or catalogue, that is row or line; a record of names; as, a list of names, books, articles; a list of ratable estate.
  44. A narrow strip of wood, esp. sapwood, cut from the edge of a plank or board.
  45. The first thin coat of tin.
  46. A wirelike rim of tin left on an edge of the plate after it is coated.
  47. A little square molding; a fillet; - called also listel.
  48. A catalog, roll, or register; the edge or selvage of cloth; a leaning or bending to one side; said of a ship.
  49. A stripe or border of cloth.
  50. An edge or border: a catalogue or roll.
  51. A line inclosing a piece of ground, esp. for combat:- pl. LISTS, the ground inclosed for a contest.
  52. Dim. of LISTEN.
  53. A border of cloth; catalogue or roll.
  54. A roll or catalog.
  55. The selvage of cloth; any outer edge; boundary.
  56. A careening.
  57. A barrier of a justing- field; in the plural, the field itself.
  58. The edge or selvage of cloth; a strip of cloth; a fillet; a little square moulding; a roll or catalogue.
  59. A line enclosing a piece of ground or field of combat.
  60. Inclination to one side.
  61. A catalogue; a roll or register; the border of cloth; ground enclosed for a race or combat, generally in the plu.
  62. Desire; pleasure.