line

(redirected from brought into line)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to brought into line: brought into play, brought into question
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 periodicals archive ?
While many other people are feeling the pinch, these council chiefs must be brought into line as well.
OSBORNE is expected to say that civil servants should have pay brought into line with private sector salaries in their region.
The magazine said the UK system, which allows carmakers to determine when recalls are necessary, needed to be brought into line with that of the USA.
While investment has been brought into line with Europe under the previous government, the number of lives saved has not, the Health Secretary will say.
I fear for the 7,000 staff in Britain and Ireland and I fear for Cadbury being brought into line with the quality standards of processed cheese.
The author, a solicitor working at a local authority, looks at how its internal workings, particularly in relation to assessing relatives and the workings of the adoption panel, can be brought into line with the court timetable.
Other rules--on working atmospheres, redundancy/diversity/independency, testability, shutdown systems, safety systems, and containment--are being brought into line with the safety design guidelines of Japan's Nuclear Safety Commission.
Now we need to ensure that zoning laws are brought into line with these new town plans.
An unjustified feeling of superiority can be brought into line by putting the individual in a spot where he or she can taste failure and, just maybe, grow acquainted with that old-fashioned but important quality, humility.
Furthermore we are to have pounds 2 per week increases in September 2004 and 2005 until rents are brought into line. So in effect we will be paying pounds 7 more in the space of two years.
During his visit he spoke to Hexham MP Peter Atkinson about the campaign's calls for UK tax on cigarettes to be brought into line with Europe to remove an incentive for tobacco smuggling.