What does LINES mean?

Definitions for LINES

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word LINES.


  1. lines(Noun)

    Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy.

  2. lines(Noun)

    Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections.

  3. lines(Noun)

    A school punishment in which a student must repeatedly write out a line of text related to the offence (e.g. "I must be quiet in class") a specified number of times; the lines of text so written out.

  4. lines(Noun)

    The reins with which a horse is guided by his driver.

Editors Contribution

  1. lines

    Plural noun of line.

    The telephone company has millions of lines that it rents to its customers for a fixed monthly fee and uses that income to provide, maintain and plan future services and upgrades to its network.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LINES' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #980

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LINES' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1267

Anagrams for LINES »

  1. lenis

  2. liens


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LINES in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LINES in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    The lines, the lines.

  2. John Lopez:

    We need multiple lines of defense.

  3. Mexico City prosecutor Rodolfo Rios:

    All lines of investigation are open.

  4. Tammy Barnett:

    I have served the front lines in my hometown.

  5. Carlos Osorio:

    If there was no food, you wouldn't be seeing lines!

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