list Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "list" - English Dictionary

See all translations

listnoun

uk   us   /lɪst/

list noun (RECORD)

A2 [C] a record of short pieces of information, such as people's names, usually written or printed with a single thing on each line and often ordered in a way that makes a particular thing easy to find: a shopping list Is your name on the list? I've made a list of places I'd like to visit while we're in Paris.
More examples

list noun (LEAN)

If a ship has a list, it leans to one side.

listverb

uk   us   /lɪst/

list verb (MAKE RECORD)

B2 [T] to make a list, or to include something in a list: I've listed some useful reading material on the handout.
More examples

list verb (LEAN)

[I] (of a ship) to lean to one side, especially as a result of damage: The tanker is listing badly and liable to sink at any moment.

list verb (COMPANY)

[T] to make a company's shares available on a particular financial market: Last year, eight new companies were listed on the Lahore stock exchange.
Translations of “list”
in Arabic قائمة…
in Korean 목록…
in Malaysian senarai…
in French liste…
in Turkish liste, cetvel…
in Italian elenco, lista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 記錄, 名單,目錄, 清單…
in Russian список…
in Polish lista, spis…
in Vietnamese danh sách…
in Spanish lista…
in Portuguese lista…
in Thai บัญชีรายชื่อ…
in German die Liste…
in Catalan llista…
in Japanese リスト, 一覧表…
in Indonesian daftar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 记录, 名单,目录, 清单…
(Definition of list from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of list?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “list” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
like

to enjoy or approve of something or someone

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More