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Sense: 1-2
Date: 1600-1700
Origin: LIST1
Sense: 3
Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Origin unknown.

list

2 verb
     
Related topics: Water
list2 S2 W3
1 [transitive] to write a list, or mention things one after the other:
The guidebook lists 1000 hotels and restaurants.
2 [transitive] to put someone on an official list, especially a hospital or court list
list somebody in fair/stable etc condition
Several passengers were listed in critical condition.
The case was listed for trial in the Crown Court.
3 [intransitive]TTW if a ship lists, it leans to one side

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