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Synonyms for line

patter

draw the line at something

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

in line: in alignment

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in line: under control

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in line: in a queue

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

in line for

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  • 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

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line up

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on the line

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

toe the line

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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

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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

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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

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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

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cover the interior of

make a mark or lines on a surface

mark with lines

fill plentifully

reinforce with fabric

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References in classic literature ?
Several years later the western end of the line was pushed over the plains to Nebraska, enabling the spoken word in Boston to be heard in Omaha.
Here, as so often elsewhere in the "Odyssey," the appropriation of an Iliadic line which is not quite appropriate puzzles the reader.
Once he saw a tiny battery go dashing along the line of the horizon.
and these things being its "chief" delights-and then the pre-eminent beauty and naturalness of the concluding lines, whose very hyperbole only renders them more true to nature when we consider the innocence, the artlessness, the enthusiasm, the passionate girl, and more passionate admiration of the bereaved child--
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.
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.
Along the close-cropped sward which paves the avenue ground fliers were moving in continuous lines in opposite directions.
The following day Tarzan came within sight of the German lines.
Because no sturgeon can pass through a Chinese line, the device is called a trap in the fish laws; and because it bids fair to exterminate the sturgeon, it is branded by the fish laws as illegal.
All faces turned in the direction of the familiar voice; the two men between whom in the order of stature Greene had commonly stood in line turned and squarely confronted each other.
A thin line of skirmishers, the men deployed at six paces or so apart, now pushes from the wood into the open.
For instance, the line "wat heo ihoten weoren: and wonene heo comen," the alliteration is on w, and may be translated "what they called were, and whence they came," still keeping the alliteration.
SOCRATES: And now try and tell me the length of the line which forms the side of that double square: this is two feet--what will that be?
When a dotted line reaches one of the horizontal lines, and is there marked by a small numbered letter, a sufficient amount of variation is supposed to have been accumulated to have formed a fairly well-marked variety, such as would be thought worthy of record in a systematic work.
At the head of the bay it broke in a fearful line of white breakers, which rushed up to a height of 23 vertical feet above the highest spring-tides.