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|Adj.||1.||in line - being next in a line of succession; "he was in line for the presidency"|
succeeding - coming after or following
|2.||in line - awaiting something; especially something due; "people were in line at the checkout counter"; "she was in line for promotion"|
eligible - qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen; "eligible to run for office"; "eligible for retirement benefits"; "an eligible bachelor"
|Adv.||1.||in line - one behind another in a line or queue; "they waited in line for the tickets"|