Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) line (a formation of people or things one beside another) "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"
- S: (n) line (a mark that is long relative to its width) "He drew a line on the chart"
- S: (n) line (a formation of people or things one behind another) "the line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
- S: (n) line (a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point)
- S: (n) line (text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen) "the letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza"
- S: (n) line (a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum)
- S: (n) line (a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops)) "they attacked the enemy's line"
- S: (n) argumentation, logical argument, argument, line of reasoning, line (a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning) "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
- S: (n) cable, line, transmission line (a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power)
- S: (n) course, line (a connected series of events or actions or developments) "the government took a firm course"; "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
- S: (n) line (a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent)
- S: (n) wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line (a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface) "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
- S: (n) pipeline, line (a pipe used to transport liquids or gases) "a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport"
- S: (n) line, railway line, rail line (the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed)
- S: (n) telephone line, phone line, telephone circuit, subscriber line, line (a telephone connection)
- S: (n) line (acting in conformity) "in line with"; "he got out of line"; "toe the line"
- S: (n) lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock (the descendants of one individual) "his entire lineage has been warriors"
- S: (n) line (something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible) "a washing line"
- S: (n) occupation, business, job, line of work, line (the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money) "he's not in my line of business"
- S: (n) line (in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area)
- S: (n) channel, communication channel, line ((often plural) a means of communication or access) "it must go through official channels"; "lines of communication were set up between the two firms"
- S: (n) line, product line, line of products, line of merchandise, business line, line of business (a particular kind of product or merchandise) "a nice line of shoes"
- S: (n) line (a commercial organization serving as a common carrier)
- S: (n) agate line, line (space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising)
- S: (n) credit line, line of credit, bank line, line, personal credit line, personal line of credit (the maximum credit that a customer is allowed)
- S: (n) tune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phrase (a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence) "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
- S: (n) line (persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress) "`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"
- S: (n) note, short letter, line, billet (a short personal letter) "drop me a line when you get there"
- S: (n) line, dividing line, demarcation, contrast (a conceptual separation or distinction) "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
- S: (n) production line, assembly line, line (mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it)
- S: (v) line, run along (be in line with; form a line along) "trees line the riverbank"
- S: (v) line (cover the interior of) "line the gloves"; "line a chimney"
- S: (v) trace, draw, line, describe, delineate (make a mark or lines on a surface) "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
- S: (v) line (mark with lines) "sorrow had lined his face"
- S: (v) line (fill plentifully) "line one's pockets"
- S: (v) line (reinforce with fabric) "lined books are more enduring"