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list 1

1. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other: a shopping list; a guest list; a list of things to do.
2. A considerable number; a long series: recited a list of dates memorized.
v. list·ed, list·ing, lists
1. To make a list of; itemize: listed his previous jobs.
2. To enter in a list; register: listed each item received.
3. To put (oneself) in a specific category: lists herself as an artist.
4. Archaic To recruit.
1. To have a stated list price: a radio that lists for ten dollars over the sale price.
2. Archaic To enlist in the armed forces.

[French liste, from Old French, from Old Italian lista, of Germanic origin.]

list′er n.

list 2

a. A narrow strip, especially of wood.
b. Architecture See listel.
c. A border or selvage of cloth.
2. A stripe or band of color.
a. often lists An arena for jousting tournaments or other contests.
b. A place of combat.
c. An area of controversy.
4. A ridge thrown up between two furrows by a lister in plowing.
5. Obsolete A boundary; a border.
tr.v. list·ed, list·ing, lists
1. To cover, line, or edge with list.
2. To cut a thin strip from the edge of.
3. To furrow or plant (land) with a lister.

[Middle English, from Old English līste.]

list 3

An inclination to one side, as of a ship; a tilt.
intr. & tr.v. list·ed, list·ing, lists
To lean or cause to lean to the side: The damaged ship listed badly to starboard. Erosion first listed, then toppled the spruce tree.

[Origin unknown.]

list 4

intr. & tr.v. list·ed, list·ing, lists Archaic
To listen or listen to.

[Middle English listen, from Old English hlystan; see kleu- in Indo-European roots.]

list 5

 (lĭst) Archaic
v. list·ed, list·ing, lists
To be pleasing to; suit.
To be disposed; choose.
A desire or inclination.

[Middle English listen, to desire, please, from Old English lystan; see las- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈlɪs tɪd)

1. (of a security) admitted to trading privileges on a stock exchange.
2. (of a telephone number or telephone subscriber) represented in a telephone directory.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.listed - on a list
unlisted - not on a list; "an unlisted telephone number"


[ˈlɪstɪd] ADJ listed building (Brit) → edificio m protegido
listed companyempresa f con cotización
listed securitiesvalores mpl registrados en bolsa


(Brit) buildingunter Denkmalschutz (→ stehend attr); it’s a listed buildinges steht unter Denkmalschutz
(St Ex) companyan der Börse notiert; listed companybörsennotiertes Unternehmen; listed option/securitiesbörsengehandelte Option f/Wertpapiere pl
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