HyperDic: line

English > 36 senses of the word line:
NOUNgrouplinea formation of people or things one beside another
communicationlinea mark that is long relative to its width
grouplinea formation of people or things one behind another
shapelinea length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness
communicationlinetext consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
phenomenonlinea single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum
locationlinea fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops)
cognitionline, argumentation, logical argument, argument, line of reasoninga course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood
artifactline, cable, transmission linea conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
groupline, coursea connected series of events or actions or developments
locationlinea spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
shapeline, wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seama slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
artifactline, pipelinea pipe used to transport liquids / liquids or gases
artifactline, railway line, rail linethe road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
artifactline, telephone line, phone line, telephone circuit, subscriber linea telephone connection
actlineacting in conformity
groupline, lineage, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stockthe descendants of one individual
artifactlinesomething (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
actline, occupation, business, job, line of workthe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
locationlinein games / games or sports
communicationline, channel, communication channel(often plural) a means of communication or access
artifactline, product line, line of products, line of merchandise, business line, line of businessa particular kind of product or merchandise
artifactlinea commercial organization serving as a common carrier
quantityline, agate linespace for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising
possessionline, credit line, line of credit, bank line, personal credit line, personal line of creditthe maximum credit that a customer is allowed
communicationline, tune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, melodic phrasea succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
communicationlinepersuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress
communicationline, note, short letter, billeta short / short personal letter
cognitionline, dividing line, demarcation, contrasta conceptual separation or distinction
artifactline, production line, assembly linemechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it
VERBstativeline, run alongbe in line with
contactlinecover the interior of
contactline, trace, draw, describe, delineatemake a mark or lines on a surface
contactlinemark with lines
changelinefill plentifully
changelinereinforce with fabric
line > pronunciation
Soundslay'n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > line: 36 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA formation of people or things one beside another.
Examples
  • "the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"
  • "they were arrayed in line of battle"
  • "the cast stood in line for the curtain call"
Narrowerchorus, chorus lineA body of dancers or singers who perform together
diagonalAn oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard
linemenThe football players who line up on the line of scrimmage
lineup, police lineup, identity paradeA line of persons arranged by police for inspection or identification
rankA row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
rivet lineA line of rivets at a seam
rowAn arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line
BroaderformationAn arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
Spanishcolumna, fila
Catalancolumna, fila
English > line: 36 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA mark that is long relative to its width.
Example"He drew a line on the chart"
Narrowerascender(printing) the part of tall lowercase letters that extends above the other lowercase letters
bar lineA vertical line before the accented beat marking the boundary between musical bars
cross hair, cross wireEither of two fine mutually perpendicular lines that cross in the focus plane of an optical instrument and are use for sighting or calibration
descender(printing) the part of lowercase letters that extends below the other lowercase letters
dotted lineA line made up of dots or dashes
graduationA line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement
guidelineA light line that is used in lettering to help align the letters
hairlineA very thin line
isometric line, isometricA line connecting isometric points / points
ledger line, leger lineA short line
serif, seriphA short line at the end of the main strokes of a character
shaftA line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
spectrum lineAn isolated component of a spectrum formed by radiation at a uniform frequency
squiggle, curlicueA short twisting line
staff lineAny of the 5 horizontal marks comprising a staff
trend lineA line on a graph indicating a statistical trend
Broadermark, printA visible indication made on a surface
Verbslinemake a mark or lines on a surface
linemark with lines
English > line: 36 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA formation of people or things one behind another.
Examples
  • "the line stretched clear around the corner"
  • "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
Narrowerconga lineA line of people in single file performing the conga dance
diagonalAn oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard
file, single file, Indian fileA line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
line of marchThe arrangement of people in a line for marching
line of successionThe order in which individuals are expected to succeed one another in some official position
picket lineA line of people acting as pickets
queue, waiting lineA line of people or vehicles waiting for something
trap lineA line or series of traps
BroaderformationAn arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
Spanishcola, fila
Catalancua, fila
Verbslinebe in line with
English > line: 36 senses > noun 4, shape
MeaningA length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.
Narrowerboundary, edge, boundA line determining the limits of an area
centerline, center lineA line that bisects a plane figure
curveA line on a graph representing data
curve, curved shapeThe trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
geodesic, geodesic line(mathematics) the shortest line between two points on a mathematically defined surface (as a straight line on a plane or an arc of a great circle on a sphere)
perimeterA line enclosing a plane areas
straight lineA line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction
Broadershape, formThe spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
Spanishlínea
Catalanlínia
English > line: 36 senses > noun 5, communication
Meaningtext consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen.
Examples
  • "the letter consisted of three short lines"
  • "there are six lines in every stanza"
Part ofletter, missiveA written message addressed to a person or organization
stanzaA fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
Narroweractor's line, speech, wordswords making up the dialogue of a play
bottom lineThe last line in an audit / audit
by-line, credit lineA line giving the name of the writer of a story or article
datelineA line at the beginning of a news article giving the date / date and place of origin of the news dispatch
heading, header, headA line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
line of poetry, line of verseA single line of words in a poem
opening lineThe first line of a piece of writing (as a newspaper story)
orphanThe first line of a paragraph that is set as the last line of a page or column
punch line, laugh line, gag line, tag lineThe point of a joke or humorous story
sound biteA very short / short speech
verse, verse lineA line of metrical text
Broadertext, textual matterThe words of something written
Spanishfrase, línea, renglón, verso
Catalanfrase, línia, melodia
Adjectivesinterlinear, interlinealwritten between lines of text
English > line: 36 senses > noun 6, phenomenon
MeaningA single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum.
Part ofelectromagnetic spectrumThe entire frequency range of electromagnetic waves
Broaderelectromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, nonparticulate radiationRadiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge
English > line: 36 senses > noun 7, location
MeaningA fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops).
Example"they attacked the enemy's line"
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerbattle lineThe line along which warring troops meet
battlefront, front, front lineThe line along which opposing armies face each other
firing lineThe line from which soldiers deliver fire
line of battleA line formed by troops or ships prepared to deliver or receive an attack
Broadermilitary position, positionA point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
Spanishlínea
English > line: 36 senses > noun 8, cognition
MeaningA course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning.
Example"I can't follow your line of reasoning"
Synonymsargumentation, logical argument, argument, line of reasoning
Narrowercasuistryargumentation that is specious or excessively subtle and intended to be misleading
line of inquiry, line of questioningAn ordering of questions so as to develop a particular argument
policyA line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
Broaderreasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
Spanishargumentación, argumento lógico, argumento
Catalanargumentació, argument lògic, argument
English > line: 36 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningA conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power.
Synonymscable, transmission line
Part ofcable, cable television, cable system, cable television serviceA television system that transmits over cables
telephone system, phone systemA communication system that transmits sound between distant points
Narrowercoaxial cable, coax, coax cableA transmission line for high-frequency signals
electrical cableA cable that provides an electrical connection for telephone or television or power stations
fiber optic cable, fibre optic cableA cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light
power line, power cablecable used to distribute electricity
printer cableA cable between a computer and a printer
BroaderconductorA device designed to transmit electricity, heat / heat, etc.
Spanishcable eléctrico, cable, línea de transmisión, línea
Catalancable, línia de transmissió
English > line: 36 senses > noun 10, group
MeaningA connected series of events or actions or developments.
Example "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
Synonymcourse
Narrowerstream, flow, currentdominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
BroaderseriesSimilar things placed in order or happening one after another
Spanishcurso, hilera, línea, transcurso, trayectoria, trazado
Catalancurs, línia, trajectòria
English > line: 36 senses > noun 11, location
MeaningA spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent.
Narroweraclinic line, magnetic equatorAn imaginary line paralleling the equator where a magnetic needle has no dip
agonic lineAn imaginary line connecting points on the Earth's surface where the magnetic declination is zero
axisA straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
crestThe top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
danger lineA line beyond which it is dangerous to go
fault line(geology) line determined by the intersection of a geological fault and the earth's surface
flight lineplace where airplanes are parked and the maintenance hangars (but not the runways or taxiways)
great circleA circular line on the surface of a sphere formed by intersecting it with a plane passing through the center
hemlineThe line formed by the lower edge of a skirt / skirt or coat
hiplineThe line formed by the lower edge of hip-length garment
hiplineThe line formed by measuring the hip at its greatest part
horizon, apparent horizon, visible horizon, sensible horizon, skylineThe line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet / meet
isogonic line, isogonal line, isogoneAn imaginary line connecting points on the Earth's surface where the magnetic declination is the same
isogram, isopleth, isarithmA line drawn on a map connecting points / points having the same numerical value of some variable
latitude, line of latitude, parallel of latitude, parallelAn imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
line of force, field lineAn imaginary line in a field of force
line of sight, line of visionAn imaginary straight line along which an observer looks
lunar latitudeAn imaginary line around the moon parallel to its equator
part, partingA line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
path, route, itineraryAn established line of travel or access
path, track, courseA line or route along which something travels or moves
quadrant, quarter-circleA quarter of the circumference of a circle
rhumb line, rhumb, loxodromeA line on a sphere that cuts all meridians at the same angle
sideA line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure
snow lineThe line on a mountain above which there is perpetual snow and ice
timber line, timberline, tree lineLine marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or northern latitudes / latitudes
water line, watermarkA line marking the level reached by a body of water
waterline, water line, water levelA line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel
watershed, water parting, divideA ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
BroaderlocationA point or extent in space
Spanishlínea, trazo
Catalanlínia
Adjectiveslinealarranged in a line
English > line: 36 senses > noun 12, shape
MeaningA slight depression in the smoothness of a surface.
Example"his face has many lines"
Synonymswrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam
Part ofskin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
Narrowercrow's foot, crow's feet, laugh lineA wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes
dermatoglyphicThe lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)
frown lineA facial wrinkle associated with frowning
line of fate, line of destiny, line of SaturnA crease on the palm
line of heart, heart line, love line, mensal lineA crease on the palm
line of life, life line, lifelineA crease on the palm
Broaderdepression, impression, imprintA concavity in a surface produced by pressing
Spanisharruga, surco
Catalanarruga, solc
Verbslinemark with lines
English > line: 36 senses > noun 13, artifact
MeaningA pipe used to transport liquids / liquids or gases.
Example"a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport"
Synonympipeline
InstancesAlaskan pipeline, trans-Alaska pipelineAn oil pipeline that runs 800 miles from wells at Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez
Narrowergas lineA pipeline used to transport / transport natural gas
oil pipelineA pipeline used to transport / transport oil
Broaderpipe, pipage, pipingA long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
Spanishtubería de distribución, tubería
English > line: 36 senses > noun 14, artifact
MeaningThe road consisting of railroad track and roadbed.
Synonymsrailway line, rail line
Partsrailroad bedA bed on which railroad track is laid
railroad track, railroad, railwayA line of track providing a runway for wheels
Narrowerbranch line, spur track, spurA railway line connected to a trunk line
trunk line, trunk routeLine that is the main route on a railway
Broaderroad, routeAn open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation
Spanishferrolínea, línea férrea, línea ferroviaria, línea, vía del tren, vía
Catalanlínia fèrria, línia, via del tren, via fèrria
English > line: 36 senses > noun 15, artifact
MeaningA telephone connection.
Synonymstelephone line, phone line, telephone circuit, subscriber line
NarrowerWATS, WATS lineA telephone line
digital subscriber line, DSLA generic name for digital lines that are provided by telephone companies to their local subscribers and that carry data at high speeds
hot lineA direct telephone line between two officials
land line, landlineA telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits
party lineA telephone line serving two or more subscribers
private lineA telephone line serving a single subscriber
toll lineA telephone line for long-distance calls
trunk lineA telephone line connecting two exchanges directly
Broaderconnection, connexion, connector, connecter, connectiveAn instrumentality that connects
Spanishcircuito telefónico, línea de teléfono, línea, línea telefónica
Catalanlínia telefònica
English > line: 36 senses > noun 16, act
MeaningActing in conformity.
Examples
  • "in line with"
  • "he got out of line"
  • "toe the line"
Broaderconformity, conformation, compliance, abidanceActing according to certain accepted standards
English > line: 36 senses > noun 17, group
MeaningThe descendants of one individual.
Example"his entire lineage has been warriors"
Synonymslineage, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock
Narrowerfamily, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratryPeople descended from a common ancestor
sideA family line of descent
Broadergenealogy, family treesuccessive generations of kin
Spanishabolengo, árbol genealógico, ascendencia, casta, descendencia, estirpe, linaje, línea de descendencia, línea de sangre, línea, origen, parentela, parentesco, pedigrí, saga, sangre
Catalandescendència, estirp, llinatge, nissaga, origen, pedigrí
Adjectiveslinealin a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child
English > line: 36 senses > noun 18, artifact
MeaningSomething (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible.
Example"a washing line"
Partsbitter end(nautical) the inboard end of a line or cable especially the end that is wound around a bitt
drip loopA downward hanging loop in a line that runs to a building
Narrowerbecket(nautical) a short line with an eye at one end and a knot at the other
cordA line made of twisted fibers or threads
lanyard, laniard(nautical) a line used for extending or fastening rigging on ships
lifelineLine thrown from a vessel that people can cling to in order to save themselves from drowning
lifelineLine that raises or lowers a deep-sea diver
mooring, mooring line(nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place
painterA line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for tying up (as when docking or towing)
ratline, ratlin(nautical) a small horizontal rope between the shrouds of a sailing ship
ropeA strong line
sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
shroudA line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
strandLine consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
towline, towrope, towing line, towing rope(nautical) a rope used in towing
traceEither of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishlínea
Catalanlínia
English > line: 36 senses > noun 19, act
MeaningThe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money.
Example"he's not in my line of business"
Synonymsoccupation, business, job, line of work
Narroweraccountancy, accountingThe occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
appointmentThe job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed
career, calling, vocationThe particular occupation for which you are trained
cateringProviding food and services
confectioneryThe occupation and skills of a confectioner
employment, workThe occupation for which you are paid
farming, landAgriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
game, bizYour occupation or line of work
metier, mediumAn occupation for which you are especially well suited
photographyThe occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies
position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situationA job in an organization
professionAn occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
sportThe occupation of athletes who compete for pay
trade, craftThe skilled practice of a practical occupation
treadmill, salt mineA job involving drudgery and confinement
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishempleo, empresa, ocupación, profesión, trabajo
Catalannegoci, ocupació, treball
English > line: 36 senses > noun 20, location
MeaningIn games / games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area.
Narrowerbalkline, baulk-line, string lineline across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game
baselineThe lines a baseball player must follow while running the bases
finishing line, finish lineA line indicating the location of the finish of a race
foul lineLines through 1st and 3rd base indicating the boundaries of a baseball field
foul lineA line across a bowling alley that a bowler must not cross
foul lineA line from which basketball players take penalty shots
goal lineA line marking each end of the playing field or pitch
red lineA line that is colored red and that bisects an ice hockey rink
scrimmage line, line of scrimmageline parallel to the goal lines where football linesmen line up at the start of each play in American football
service line, baselineThe back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball court
sideline, out of boundsA line that marks the side boundary of a playing field
start, starting line, scratch, scratch lineA line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game / game / game
yard lineIn football
Broadermark, printA visible indication made on a surface
Spanishlínea
Catalanlínia
English > line: 36 senses > noun 21, communication
Meaning(often plural) a means of communication or access.
Example "lines of communication were set up between the two firms"
Synonymschannel, communication channel
Narrowerback channelAn alternative to the regular channels of communication that is used when agreements / agreements must be made secretly (especially in diplomacy or government)
lens(metaphor) a channel through which something can be seen or understood
liaison, link, contact, inter-group communicationA channel for communication between groups
spiel, patter, line of gabPlausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
Broadercommunication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
English > line: 36 senses > noun 22, artifact
MeaningA particular kind of product or merchandise.
Example"a nice line of shoes"
Synonymsproduct line, line of products, line of merchandise, business line, line of business
Partstop of the lineThe best (most expensive) in a given line of merchandise
NarrowersidelineAn auxiliary line of merchandise
Broadermerchandise, ware, productcommodities offered for sale
English > line: 36 senses > noun 23, artifact
MeaningA commercial organization serving as a common carrier.
Part oftransportation system, transportation, transitA facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
Narrowerairline, airline business, airwayA commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers
railway, railroad, railroad line, railway line, railway systemline that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
steamship company, steamship lineA line responsible for the operation of a fleet of steamships
transit lineA line providing public transit
Broadercarrier, common carrierA person or firm in the business of transporting / transporting people or goods or messages
Spanishlínea
Catalanlínia
English > line: 36 senses > noun 24, quantity
MeaningSpace for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising.
Synonymagate line
Broaderarea unit, square measureA system of units used to measure areas
English > line: 36 senses > noun 25, possession
MeaningThe maximum credit that a customer is allowed.
Synonymscredit line, line of credit, bank line, personal credit line, personal line of credit
Narrowerconsumer creditA line of credit extended for personal or household use
Broadercreditmoney available for a client to borrow
Spanishlínea de crédito, línea de crédito personal
Catalanlínia de crèdit, línia de crèdit personal
English > line: 36 senses > noun 26, communication
MeaningA succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence.
Synonymstune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, melodic phrase
Partsphrase, musical phraseA short musical passage
Narrowerflourish, fanfare, tucket(music) a short / short lively tune played on brass instruments
glissandoA rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale
leitmotiv, leitmotifA melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)
part, voiceThe melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music
roulade(music) an elaborate run of several notes sung to one syllable
signature, signature tune, theme songA melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program
theme, melodic theme, musical theme, idea(music) melodic subject of a musical composition
theme songA melody that recurs and comes to represent a musical play or movie
BroadermusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Spanishaire, cuerda, línea, melodía, tonada, ton
Catalanaire, melodia, tonada
English > line: 36 senses > noun 27, communication
Meaningpersuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress.
Examples
  • "'let me show you my etchings' is a rather worn line"
  • "he has a smooth line but I didn't fall for it"
  • "that salesman must have practiced his fast line of talk"
Broaderpersuasion, suasionThe act of persuading / persuading (or attempting to persuade / persuade)
English > line: 36 senses > noun 28, communication
MeaningA short / short personal letter.
Example"drop me a line when you get there"
Synonymsnote, short letter, billet
NarrowerexcuseA note explaining an absence
Broaderpersonal letterA letter dealing with personal affairs
Spanishlínea
Catalanlínia
English > line: 36 senses > noun 29, cognition
MeaningA conceptual separation or distinction.
Example"there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
Synonymsdividing line, demarcation, contrast
NarrowerRubicon, point of no returnA line that when crossed permits of no return and typically results in irrevocable commitment
Broaderdifferentiation, distinctionA discrimination between things as different and distinct / distinct
Spanishcontraste, demarcación, línea divisoria, línea
Catalanlínia divisòria
English > line: 36 senses > noun 30, artifact
Meaningmechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it.
Synonymsproduction line, assembly line
Part offactory, mill, manufacturing plant, manufactoryA plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
Partsconveyer belt, conveyor belt, conveyer, conveyor, transporterA moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)
Broadermechanical systemA system of elements that interact on mechanical principles
Spanishcadena de montaje, cadena
Catalancadena de muntatge, cadena de producció
English > line: 36 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe in line with; form a line along.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"trees line the riverbank"
Synonymrun along
NarrowerrimRun around the rim of
BroaderlieBe located or situated somewhere
Spanishalinearse
Catalanalinear, arrenglerar, delinear
Nounslinea formation of people or things one behind another
English > line: 36 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCover the interior of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "line the gloves"
  • "line a chimney"
NarrowerbabbittLine with a Babbitt metal
cribLine with beams or planks
faceLine the edge (of a garment) with a different material
relineProvide with a new lining
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishforrar
Catalanfolrar
Nounsliner, lininga piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
liningthe act of attaching an inside lining (to a garment or curtain etc.)
lininga protective covering that protects an inside surface
English > line: 36 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningmake a mark or lines on a surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "draw a line"
  • "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
Synonymstrace, draw, describe, delineate
Entailed bychalkWrite, draw, or trace with chalk
charcoalDraw, trace, or represent with charcoal
doodlemake a doodle
pencilWrite, draw, or trace with a pencil
NarrowercircumscribeDraw a line around
circumscribeTo draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect
constructDraw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions
inscribeDraw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible
writemark or trace on a surface
Broadermarkmake or leave a mark on
Similar todrawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
drawEngage in drawing
Spanishdelinear, dibujar, pintar, rayar, trazar
Catalancalcar, delinear, dibuixar, esbossar, traçar
Nounslinea mark that is long relative to its width
lineationthe act of marking or outlining with lines
lineationthe line that appears to bound an object
English > line: 36 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningmark with lines.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"sorrow had lined his face"
Narrowercrisscrossmark with or consist of a pattern of crossed lines
hatchDraw, cut, or engrave / engrave / engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper
relineput new lines on
Broaderscore, nock, markmake small marks into the surface of
Spanisharrugar
Nounslinea mark that is long relative to its width
linea slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
lineationthe act of marking or outlining with lines
lineationthe line that appears to bound an object
English > line: 36 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningFill plentifully.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"line one's pockets"
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
Spanishforrar
Catalanfolrar
English > line: 36 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningreinforce with fabric.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"lined books are more enduring"
Broaderreinforce, reenforcemake stronger
Spanishrevestir
Catalanrevestir

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