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I UK [lɪst] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "list":
singular list plural lists
1) a set of names, numbers etc that are written or printed one below another

this week's bestseller list

list of:

a list of the world's richest people

make/write a list:

I'd better make a list, or I'll forget who I've invited.

on a list:

I couldn't see my name on the list.

shopping/word list:

There are word lists at the back of the book to help you to learn vocabulary.

2) a set of things that you think of as having a particular order, especially because of how important they are
top/bottom of the list (= most/least important):

Health care is top of most people's list of things the government should improve.

be low/high on the list:

Decorating the house is low on our list of priorities.


II UK [lɪst] / US verb
Word forms "list":
present tense I/you/we/they list he/she/it lists present participle listing past tense listed past participle listed
1)
a) [transitive, often passive] to mention or write a list of things, one after another

The ingredients in food must be listed on the packet.

The results are listed in the table on page 26.

Chris lists his hobbies as cycling, gardening, and chess.

b) [usually passive] to publish a telephone number as part of a list in a book

Their number is not listed.

2) [intransitive] if a ship lists, it leans to one side
3) [intransitive] an old word meaning to "listen"

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