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Definition of list noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] a series of names, items, figures, etc., especially when they are written or printed a shopping/wine/price list to make a list of things to do (formal) to draw up a list Is your name on the list? Having to wait hours came high on the list of complaints. Her novel shot to the top of the best-seller list. see also A-list, hit list, laundry list, mailing list, short list, waiting list, wait list
  2. 2[singular] the fact of a ship leaning to one side
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: list