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line up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. line upverb

    form a line

    "The buildings all line up neatly"

  2. line up, get hold, come up, findverb

    get something or somebody for a specific purpose

    "I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener"; "I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing"; "The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter"

  3. line up, queue up, queueverb

    form a queue, form a line, stand in line

    "Customers lined up in front of the store"

  4. align, aline, line up, adjustverb

    place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight

    "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"

  5. dress, line upverb

    arrange in ranks

    "dress troops"

  6. line upverb

    take one's position before a kick-off


  1. line upnoun

    a physical or photographic queue of people allegedly involved in a crime

  2. line upnoun

    A line of people or vehicles, in which the individual at the front end is dealt with first, the one behind is dealt with next, and so on, and in which newcomers join at the end.

  3. line upnoun

    Collectively, the members of a team.

  4. line upnoun

    The batting order.

  5. line upverb

    to put in alignment; to put in correct adjustment for smooth running

  6. line upverb

    To put things in a line

  7. line upverb

    To get into a line

  8. line upverb

    To start a game in a certain position on the playing field.

  9. line upverb

    make arrangements for an event.

  10. line upverb

    to support a group or movement.


  1. Line Up

    Line Up is alternative rock group Elasticas second major single, released on 31 January 1994. The track was the first song on their debut album, Elastica. It spent three weeks on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at #20 on 12 February 1994.


  1. line up

    Line up refers to arranging or positioning a group of people, objects, or tasks in a straight or specific order or positioning them so they are ready and prepared for an event or action. This term can also refer to the act of assembling a team or a selection of individuals for a specific purpose.

Anagrams for line up »

  1. pinule

  2. up line

  3. up-line

  4. upline

  5. lupine

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of line up in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of line up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of line up in a Sentence

  1. Jacob Lenfesty:

    What I do know is just days after the election Butler President James Danko had sent out a student-wide e-mail and in that he had made a point to say that we should all accept President Trump as the winner of the election and move forward after months of negative political discourse. And I feel like, you know, the initial terms that they had used just don’t line up with President Danko’s goals.

  2. Wilson Kipsang:

    London always has the best fields but with Dennis in the line-up this year it promises to be a bruising battle, i certainly won't give up my title without a fight, but let's see who has the knock-out blow.

  3. John Cena:

    WrestleMania is usually in the cusp of late March, early April. I do n’t know if I ’m going to make it this year. And that’s a good conundrum to have because there’s a lot of good opportunity coming up, which I would love to take and if all those things line up, I do n’t know if I ’ll be able to make WrestleMania.

  4. Dennis McCarthy:

    If you're a really good passer in football, you line up the axis of rotation with the axis of symmetry of the football, and it doesn't wobble.

  5. Vivian Cheruiyot:

    It was a great moment for me winning last year's Virgin Money London Marathon and I am very much looking forward to returning in April, the line-up for this year's race is, once again, incredibly strong so I know I will need to be at my very best to repeat last year's victory but it is a challenge that I'm really looking forward to. I will be ready.

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    the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    • A. contribution
    • B. match
    • C. transition
    • D. permutation

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