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Another word for line

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Noun
  1. An indentation or seam on the skin, especially on the face

      1. A small furrow, ridge, or crease on a normally smooth surface, caused by crumpling, folding, or shrinking.
      2. A line or crease in the skin, as from age.
      3. A different or unexpected development, action, or idea:
      1. A long, narrow, shallow trench made in the ground by a plow.
      2. A rut, groove, or narrow depression:
      3. A deep wrinkle in the skin, as on the forehead.
      1. To form wrinkles or ripples.
      2. To make a soft crackling sound; rustle.
      3. To cause to crinkle.
      1. A line made by pressing, folding, or wrinkling.
      2. In hockey, an area marked in front of the goal in which an offensive player can score a goal only if the puck reaches the area before the player does.
      3. In lacrosse, the circle marked around the goal into which offensive players cannot enter.
    See also:

    smooth

  2. A method used in dealing with something

      1. The basic method for making or doing something, such as an artistic work or scientific procedure:
      2. Skill or command in a particular activity:
      1. A short, light nail with a sharp point and a flat head.
      2. A rope for holding down the weather clew of a course.
      3. A rope for hauling the outer lower corner of a studdingsail to the boom.
      1. A manner of proceeding; a way of performing or effecting something:
      2. A series of steps taken to accomplish an end:
      3. A set of instructions that performs a specific task; a subroutine or function.
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. A method of operating or functioning.
      2. A person's manner of working.
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. Movement in time; duration:
      3. The direction of continuing movement:
      1. To set upon with violent force.
      2. To criticize strongly or in a hostile manner.
      3. To start work on with purpose and vigor:
      1. To come near or nearer, as in space or time:
      2. To make an approach, as in golf.
      3. To come or go near or nearer to:
    See also:

    means

  3. An official or prescribed plan or course of action

      1. A listing of the order of events and other pertinent information for a public presentation.
      2. The presentation itself:
      3. A scheduled radio or television show.
      1. A manner of proceeding; a way of performing or effecting something:
      2. A series of steps taken to accomplish an end:
      3. A set of instructions that performs a specific task; a subroutine or function.
      1. A plan or course of action, as of a government, political party, or business, intended to influence and determine decisions, actions, and other matters:
      2. A course of action, guiding principle, or procedure considered expedient, prudent, or advantageous:
      3. Prudence, shrewdness, or sagacity in practical matters:
    See also:

    planned

  4. Activity pursued as a livelihood

      1. To provide work to (someone) for pay:
      2. To engage the attention or activity of; occupy:
      3. To put (something) to use or service:
      1. A device consisting of an oval or circular frame with a tight interlaced network of strings and a handle, used to strike a ball or shuttlecock in various games.
      2. A wooden paddle, as one used in table tennis.
      3. A snowshoe.
      1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something:
      2. Such effort or activity by which one makes a living; employment:
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
      1. A regular occupation, especially one for which a person is particularly suited or qualified.
      2. An inclination or aptness for a certain kind of work:
      3. A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
      1. The business of buying and selling commodities, products, or services; commerce.
      2. A branch or kind of business:
      3. The people working in or associated with a business or industry:
      1. The act or an instance of chasing or pursuing:
      2. The act of striving to gain or accomplish something:
      3. An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
      1. An occupation or career:
      2. An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
      3. The body of qualified persons in an occupation or field:
      1. An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
      2. An activity engaged in especially as a means of passing time; an avocation.
      3. The act or process of holding or possessing a place.
      1. A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one's trade, occupation, or profession:
      2. A position of employment:
      3. A task that must be done:
      1. The act of employing.
      2. The state of being employed.
      3. The work in which one is engaged; occupation.
      1. Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency.
      2. Skill in evasion or deception; guile.
      3. An occupation or trade requiring manual dexterity or skilled artistry.
      1. A chosen pursuit; a profession or occupation.
      2. The general course or progression of one's working life or one's professional achievements:
      3. A path or course, as of the sun through the heavens.
      1. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
      2. An occupation, profession, or career.
      1. The activity of buying and selling commodities, products, or services:
      2. The amount or volume of this activity:
      3. The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
      1. The conscious use of the imagination in the production of objects intended to be contemplated or appreciated as beautiful, as in the arrangement of forms, sounds, or words.
      2. Such activity in the visual or plastic arts:
      3. Products of this activity; imaginative works considered as a group:
    See also:

    action

  5. A product or products bought and sold in commerce

      1. An item that is offered for sale.
      2. An attribute or ability, especially when regarded as an article of commerce:
      1. Goods bought and sold in business; commercial wares.
      2. To buy and sell (goods).
      3. To promote the sale of, as by advertising or display:
      1. Being positive or desirable in nature; not bad or poor:
      2. Having the qualities that are desirable or distinguishing in a particular thing:
      3. Serving the desired purpose or end; suitable:
      1. Something useful that can be turned to commercial or other advantage:
      2. A product or service that is indistinguishable from ones manufactured or provided by competing companies and that therefore sells primarily on the basis of price rather than quality or style.
      3. Advantage; benefit.
  6. A group of people or things arranged in a row

      1. One of a series of rows placed one above another:
      2. A rank or class.
      3. To arrange (something) into or rise in tiers:
      1. Material made of drawn-out, twisted fiber, used for fastening, tying, or lacing.
      2. A strand or cord of such material.
      3. A cord stretched on an instrument and struck, plucked, or bowed to produce tones.
      1. A series of objects placed next to each other, usually in a straight line.
      2. A succession without a break or gap in time:
      3. A line of adjacent seats, as in a theater, auditorium, or classroom.
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. A line of waiting people or vehicles.
      2. A long braid of hair worn hanging down the back of the neck; a pigtail.
      3. A sequence of stored data or programs awaiting processing.
      1. A container, such as a cabinet or folder, for keeping papers in order.
      2. A collection of papers or published materials kept or arranged in convenient order.
      3. A collection of data or program records stored as a unit with a single name.
      1. A vertical structure usually consisting of a base, a cylindrical shaft, and a capital, used as a support or standing alone as a monument.
      2. Any slender vertical support, as of steel or reinforced concrete.
      3. Something resembling an architectural column in form or function:
    See also:

    group

  7. One's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

      1. A supply accumulated for future use; a store.
      2. The total merchandise kept on hand by a merchant, commercial establishment, warehouse, or manufacturer.
      3. All the animals kept or raised on a farm; livestock.
      1. A mature plant ovule containing an embryo.
      2. A small dry fruit, spore, or other propagative plant part.
      3. Seeds considered as a group:
      1. A line of ancestors; a lineage.
      2. A list of ancestors; a family tree.
      3. A chart of an individual's ancestors used in human genetics to analyze Mendelian inheritance of certain traits, especially of familial diseases.
      1. Descent from parents; lineage:
      2. The state or relationship of being a parent.
      3. Derivation from a source; origin.
      1. The point at which something comes into existence or from which it derives or is derived.
      2. Ancestry:
      3. The fact of originating; rise or derivation:
      1. Direct descent from a particular ancestor; ancestry.
      2. Derivation.
      3. The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
      1. A record or table of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; a family tree.
      2. Direct descent from an ancestor; lineage or pedigree.
      3. The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.
      1. A fundamental social group in society typically consisting of one or two parents and their children.
      2. The children of one of these groups:
      3. A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
      1. The act of extracting or the condition of being extracted.
      2. Something obtained by extracting; an extract.
      3. Origin; lineage:
      1. The act or an instance of descending:
      2. A way down:
      3. A downward incline or passage; a slope:
      1. Direct line of descent; pedigree.
      1. The fluid consisting of plasma, blood cells, and platelets that is circulated by the heart through the vertebrate vascular system, carrying oxygen and nutrients to and waste materials away from all body tissues.
      2. A similar fluid in animals other than vertebrates.
      3. The juice or sap of certain plants.
      1. The emergence and separation of offspring from the body of the mother.
      2. The act or process of bearing young; parturition:
      3. The circumstances or conditions relating to this event, as its time or location:
      1. Ancestral descent or lineage.
      2. Ancestors considered as a group.
Verb
  1. To place in or form a line or lines.

    See also:

    order

Another word for line

Noun
  1. A row

      1. Lying in a straight line.
      2. Relating to a device whose linkage produces or copies motion in straight lines.
      3. Relating to or being a powerful and often destructive wind that moves in a straight rather than circular path as the leading edge of a thunderstorm or as the result of a downburst.
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
      1. A long narrow opening; a crack or cleft.
      2. The process of splitting or separating; division.
      3. A separation into subgroups or factions; a schism.
      1. Fine cord of a fibrous material, such as cotton or flax, made of two or more filaments twisted together and used in needlework and the weaving of cloth.
      2. A piece of such cord.
      3. A thin strand, cord, or filament of natural or manufactured material.
      1. A mark left on the skin after a surface injury or wound has healed.
      2. A lingering sign of damage or injury, either mental or physical:
      3. A mark indicating a former attachment, as of a leaf to a stem.
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. To draw off (a liquid) by a gradual process:
      2. To cause liquid to go out from; empty:
      3. To draw off the surface water of:
      1. A long narrow furrow or channel.
      2. The spiral track cut into a phonograph record for the stylus to follow.
      3. A settled routine:
      1. The bed of a stream or river.
      2. The deeper part of a river or harbor, especially a deep navigable passage.
      3. A broad strait, especially one that connects two seas.
      1. A deep furrow or ditch.
      2. A long narrow ditch embanked with its own soil and used for concealment and protection in warfare.
      3. A long, steep-sided valley on the ocean floor.
      1. a linking together or being linked together in a series
      2. a series of things or events regarded as causally or dependently connected
      1. A periodical containing a collection of articles, stories, pictures, or other features.
      2. A television program that presents a variety of topics, usually on current events, in a format that often includes interviews and commentary.
      3. A place where goods are stored, especially a building in a fort or a storeroom on a warship where ammunition is kept.
      1. A line of waiting people or vehicles.
      2. A long braid of hair worn hanging down the back of the neck; a pigtail.
      3. A sequence of stored data or programs awaiting processing.
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. The act or process of forming something or of taking form.
      2. Something formed:
      3. The manner or style in which something is formed; structure:
      1. A group of persons, vehicles, or objects moving along in an orderly, formal manner.
      2. The movement of such a group.
      3. Origination; emanation:
      1. A vertical structure usually consisting of a base, a cylindrical shaft, and a capital, used as a support or standing alone as a monument.
      2. Any slender vertical support, as of steel or reinforced concrete.
      3. Something resembling an architectural column in form or function:
      1. Material made of drawn-out, twisted fiber, used for fastening, tying, or lacing.
      2. A strand or cord of such material.
      3. A cord stretched on an instrument and struck, plucked, or bowed to produce tones.
      1. A series of connected railroad cars pulled or pushed by one or more locomotives.
      2. A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
      3. The personnel, vehicles, and equipment following and providing supplies and services to a combat unit.
      1. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      2. Such a set of links, often of precious metal and with pendants attached, worn as an ornament or symbol of office.
      3. Such a set of links measuring ten yards and attached to a pole at each end, moved up and down the field to indicate necessary yardage for gaining a first down.
      1. The act or process of following in order or sequence.
      2. A group of people or things arranged or following in order; a sequence:
      3. The sequence in which one person after another succeeds to a title, throne, or position.
      1. A following of one thing after another; succession.
      2. An order of succession; an arrangement.
      3. A related or continuous series.
      1. A number of objects or events arranged or coming one after the other in succession.
      2. A set of stamps, coins, or currency issued in a particular period.
      3. A group of objects related by linearly varying successive differences in form or configuration:
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
      1. A part that forms the outer edge of something.
      2. A decorative strip around the edge of something, such as fabric.
      3. A strip of ground, as at the edge of a garden or walk, in which ornamental plants or shrubs are planted.
      1. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
      2. A strip or stripe that contrasts with something else in color, texture, or material.
      3. A narrow strip of fabric used to trim, finish, or reinforce articles of clothing.
      1. A line of junction formed by sewing together two pieces of material along their margins.
      2. A similar line, ridge, or groove made by fitting, joining, or lapping together two sections along their edges.
      3. A suture.
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. A long narrow upper section or crest:
      2. A long, narrow, elevated section of the earth's surface, such as a chain of hills or mountains or the divide between adjacent valleys.
      3. A long mountain range on the ocean floor.
      1. A long, narrow, shallow trench made in the ground by a plow.
      2. A rut, groove, or narrow depression:
      3. A deep wrinkle in the skin, as on the forehead.
      1. The act or process of arranging:
      2. The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
      3. A collection of things that have been arranged:
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. To set out for display or use; place in an orderly arrangement:
      2. To dress, especially in fine clothes; adorn.
      3. An orderly, often imposing arrangement:
      1. A systematic list of names, books, pictures etc.
      2. A complete (usually alphabetical) list of items.
      3. A list of all the publications in a library.
      1. A container, such as a cabinet or folder, for keeping papers in order.
      2. A collection of papers or published materials kept or arranged in convenient order.
      3. A collection of data or program records stored as a unit with a single name.
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
      2. A considerable number; a long series:
      3. To make a list of; itemize:
      1. The state, quality, or fact of being long.
      2. The measurement of the extent of something along its greatest dimension:
      3. A piece, often of a standard size, that is normally measured along its greatest dimension:
  2. A mark

      1. The act or an instance of striking, as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool; a blow or impact.
      2. The striking of a bell or gong.
      3. The sound so produced.
      1. A reproduction made by superimposing a transparent sheet and copying the lines of the original on it.
      2. A graphic record made by a recording instrument, such as a cardiograph or seismograph.
      1. A line indicating the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure:
      2. A style of drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
      3. A sketch done in this style.
    See also:

    mark

  3. A rope

    See also:

    wire

    rope

  4. Lineal descent

      1. Direct descent from a particular ancestor; ancestry.
      2. Derivation.
      3. The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
      1. A record or table of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; a family tree.
      2. Direct descent from an ancestor; lineage or pedigree.
      3. The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.
      1. A line of ancestors; a lineage.
      2. A list of ancestors; a family tree.
      3. A chart of an individual's ancestors used in human genetics to analyze Mendelian inheritance of certain traits, especially of familial diseases.
      1. The act or an instance of descending:
      2. A way down:
      3. A downward incline or passage; a slope:
  5. A border line

      1. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
      2. The boundary surrounding a specific area; bounds:
      3. Something that restricts or restrains; a restraint:
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. A part that forms the outer edge of something.
      2. A decorative strip around the edge of something, such as fabric.
      3. A strip of ground, as at the edge of a garden or walk, in which ornamental plants or shrubs are planted.
  6. A course

      1. A trodden track or way.
      2. A road, way, or track made for a particular purpose:
      3. The route or course along which something travels or moves:
      1. A narrow country road.
      2. A narrow way or passage between walls, hedges, or fences.
      3. A prescribed course for ships or aircraft.
      1. A public way or thoroughfare in a city or town, usually with a sidewalk or sidewalks.
      2. Such a public way considered apart from the sidewalks:
      3. A public way or road along with the houses or buildings abutting it:
  7. Policy

      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. Movement in time; duration:
      3. The direction of continuing movement:
      1. A basic truth, law, or assumption:
      2. A rule or standard, especially of good behavior:
      3. The collectivity of moral or ethical standards or judgments:
      1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
      2. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
      3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
  8. Matter printed in a row of type

    See also:

    copy

  9. A military front

    See also:

    front

  10. A railroad

      1. To inject (an illegal or addictive drug, such as heroin) directly into a major vein.
      2. To inject a drug intravenously.
      3. Being in a principal or well-established position:
      1. A line along either of the two sides of a playing court or field, marking its limits.
      2. The space outside such limits, occupied by coaches, inactive players, and spectators.
      3. The position or point of view of those who observe rather than participate in an activity:
      1. A direct line between two telephone switchboards.
      2. The main line of a communications or transportation system.
  11. An organization supplying transportation

  12. *The kind or materials of trade

  13. *Goods handled by a given house

      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. Goods bought and sold in business; commercial wares.
      2. To buy and sell (goods).
      3. To promote the sale of, as by advertising or display:
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  14. *Talk intended to influence another