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Synonyms for line


draw the line at something


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

in line: in alignment


in line: under control


in line: in a queue


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

in line for


  • 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


line up


on the line


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

toe the line


Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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


The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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


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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