Definitions for toe the line
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word toe the line
toe the line(verb)
do what is expected
toe the line(Verb)
To abide by the rules or conventions.
Toe the line
"Toe the line" is an idiomatic expression meaning to conform to a rule or a standard. Other phrases which were once used in the early 1800s and have the same meaning were toe the mark and toe the plank.
Find a translation for the toe the line definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these toe the line definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"toe the line." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 22 May 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/toe the line>.