list

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list is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
list

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
list

Plural
lists

A list of songs
An icon for a list
  1. A list is a group of related words, often in some order, often to help you remember something.
    I can't remember if we need milk and I've forgotten the shopping list.
    Did you call everyone on the phone list?
    I'm sorry, I can't talk now. I've got a long list of things to do.


Verb[change]

Plain form
list

Third-person singular
lists

Past tense
listed

Past participle
listed

Present participle
listing

The ship on the left is listing to one side
  1. (transitive) If you list something, you say or write a number of related things.
    OK, let's start the meeting by listing the things to talk about.
    The phone book lists five different restaurants in our town.
  2. (intransitive) If a ship lists, it leans to one side.