line


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to line: business line
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb
  • phrase

Synonyms for line

patter

draw the line at something

Synonyms

  • object to
  • prohibit
  • stop short at
  • set a limit at
  • put your foot down over

in line: in alignment

Synonyms

in line: under control

Synonyms

in line: in a queue

Synonyms

  • in a queue
  • in a row
  • in a column

in line for

Synonyms

  • due for
  • being considered for
  • a candidate for
  • shortlisted for
  • in the running for
  • on the short list for
  • next in succession to

in line with

Synonyms

line up

Synonyms

on the line

Synonyms

  • at risk
  • in danger
  • in an endangered position
  • in jeopardy

toe the line

Synonyms

Synonyms for line

an indentation or seam on the skin, especially on the face

a method used in dealing with something

an official or prescribed plan or course of action

a product or products bought and sold in commerce

a group of people or things arranged in a row

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

to place in or form a line or lines

Synonyms

Synonyms for line

a formation of people or things one beside another

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

a connected series of events or actions or developments

Synonyms

a pipe used to transport liquids or gases

acting in conformity

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

the maximum credit that a customer is allowed

persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress

Related Words

a short personal letter

a conceptual separation or distinction

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

be in line with

Synonyms

Related Words

cover the interior of

make a mark or lines on a surface

mark with lines

fill plentifully

reinforce with fabric

Related Words

References in classic literature ?
These lines run whole, and whirling out: come in broken, and dragging slow.
Here, as so often elsewhere in the "Odyssey," the appropriation of an Iliadic line which is not quite appropriate puzzles the reader.
81} This line is enclosed in brackets in the received text, and is omitted (with note) by Messrs.
Big Alec has a Chinese line out in the bight off Turner's Shipyard," Charley Le Grant said that afternoon to Carmintel.
Slack water had come, and as we dropped around the end of the Solano Wharf we saw Big Alec at work, running his line and removing the fish.
So long as he advances, the line will not fire, - why should it?
Some slight advantage of ground has enabled him to overlook a part of the line.
Personally, he now inclines to the opinion of the Sphere that the Straight Lines are in many important respects superior to the Circles.
Their line gets hitched across your mast, and overturns you, or it catches somebody in the boat, and either throws them into the water, or cuts their face open.
They get the line round their legs, and have to sit down on the path and undo each other, and then they twist it round their necks, and are nearly strangled.
SOCRATES: But does not this line become doubled if we add another such line here?
A little later the regiment was ordered out of line to relieve the congested front, and through some misplay in the game of battle was not again under fire.
After dark that night he circled the flanks of both armies and passed through the British out-guards and into the British lines.
The soldiers forming the picket line, like showmen exhibiting a curiosity, no longer looked at the French but paid attention to the sight-seers and grew weary waiting to be relieved.
One of these paragraphs tells about a quarrel between the Czar of Russia and his eldest son, twenty-one and a half lines; and the other tells about the atrocious destruction of a peasant child by its parents, forty lines, or one-fifth of the total of the reading-matter contained in the paper.