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Synonyms for (noun) line

Synonyms: business, job, line, line of work, occupation Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money Usage: he's not in my line of business

Similar words: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: line Definition: acting in conformity Usage: in line with; he got out of line; toe the line

Similar words: compliance, abidance, conformation, conformity Definition: acting according to certain accepted standards Usage: their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices

Synonyms: cable, transmission line, line Definition: a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power

Similar words: conductor Definition: a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.

Synonyms: line Definition: something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible Usage: a washing line

Similar words: artefact, artifact Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole

Synonyms: line, rail line, railway line Definition: the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed

Similar words: road, route Definition: an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

Synonyms: line Definition: a commercial organization serving as a common carrier

Similar words: carrier, common carrier Definition: a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages

Synonyms: line, line of business, line of merchandise, line of products, product line, business line Definition: a particular kind of product or merchandise Usage: a nice line of shoes

Similar words: merchandise, product, ware Definition: commodities offered for sale Usage: good business depends on having good merchandise; that store offers a variety of products

Synonyms: pipeline, line Definition: a pipe used to transport liquids or gases Usage: a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport

Similar words: pipage, pipe, piping Definition: a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.

Synonyms: production line, line, assembly line Definition: mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it

Similar words: mechanical system Definition: a system of elements that interact on mechanical principles

Synonyms: phone line, telephone circuit, telephone line, subscriber line, line Definition: a telephone connection

Similar words: connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion Definition: an instrumentality that connects Usage: he soldered the connection; he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

Synonyms: contrast, demarcation, dividing line, line Definition: a conceptual separation or distinction Usage: there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity

Similar words: differentiation, distinction Definition: a discrimination between things as different and distinct Usage: it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation

Synonyms: argument, argumentation, logical argument, line, line of reasoning Definition: a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning Usage: I can't follow your line of reasoning

Similar words: abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning Definition: thinking that is coherent and logical

Synonyms: channel, communication channel, line Definition: (often plural) a means of communication or access Usage: it must go through official channels; lines of communication were set up between the two firms

Similar words: communicating, communication Definition: the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information Usage: they could not act without official communication from Moscow

Synonyms: billet, short letter, note, line Definition: a short personal letter Usage: drop me a line when you get there

Similar words: personal letter Definition: a letter dealing with personal affairs

Synonyms: line Definition: a mark that is long relative to its width Usage: He drew a line on the chart

Similar words: mark, print Definition: a visible indication made on a surface Usage: some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks; paw prints were everywhere

Synonyms: line Definition: text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen Usage: the letter consisted of three short lines; there are six lines in every stanza

Similar words: text, textual matter Definition: the words of something written Usage: there were more than a thousand words of text; they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech; he wants to reconstruct the original text

Synonyms: line Definition: persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress Usage: `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

Similar words: suasion, persuasion Definition: the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action

Synonyms: line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, air, strain, tune Definition: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence Usage: she was humming an air from Beethoven

Similar words: music Definition: an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Synonyms: pedigree, parentage, origin, blood, blood line, bloodline, ancestry, line, line of descent, lineage, descent, stemma, stock Definition: the descendants of one individual Usage: his entire lineage has been warriors

Similar words: family tree, genealogy Definition: successive generations of kin

Synonyms: course, line Definition: a connected series of events or actions or developments Usage: the government took a firm course; historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

Similar words: series Definition: similar things placed in order or happening one after another Usage: they were investigating a series of bank robberies

Synonyms: line Definition: a formation of people or things one behind another Usage: the line stretched clear around the corner; you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter

Similar words: formation Definition: an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit Usage: a defensive formation; a formation of planes

Synonyms: line Definition: a formation of people or things one beside another Usage: 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

Similar words: formation Definition: an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit Usage: a defensive formation; a formation of planes

Synonyms: line Definition: a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent

Similar words: location Definition: a point or extent in space

Synonyms: line Definition: in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area

Similar words: mark, print Definition: a visible indication made on a surface Usage: some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks; paw prints were everywhere

Synonyms: line Definition: a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops) Usage: they attacked the enemy's line

Similar words: position, military position Definition: a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

Synonyms: line Definition: a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum

Similar words: electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, nonparticulate radiation Definition: radiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge

Synonyms: personal credit line, personal line of credit, bank line, credit line, line, line of credit Definition: the maximum credit that a customer is allowed

Similar words: credit Definition: money available for a client to borrow

Synonyms: line, agate line Definition: space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising

Similar words: area unit, square measure Definition: a system of units used to measure areas

Synonyms: line Definition: a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point

Similar words: form, shape Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance Usage: geometry is the mathematical science of shape

Synonyms: crease, crinkle, seam, line, furrow, wrinkle Definition: a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface Usage: his face has many lines; ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

Similar words: depression, impression, imprint Definition: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing Usage: he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

Synonyms for (verb) line

Synonyms: line Definition: reinforce with fabric Usage: lined books are more enduring

Similar words: reenforce, reinforce Definition: make stronger Usage: he reinforced the concrete

Synonyms: line Definition: fill plentifully Usage: line one's pockets

Similar words: fill, fill up, make full Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride

Synonyms: line Definition: cover the interior of Usage: line the gloves; line a chimney

Similar words: cover Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers

Synonyms: line Definition: mark with lines Usage: sorrow had lined his face

Similar words: score, mark, nock Definition: make small marks into the surface of Usage: score the clay before firing it

Synonyms: trace, delineate, describe, draw, line Definition: make a mark or lines on a surface Usage: draw a line; trace the outline of a figure in the sand

Similar words: mark Definition: make or leave a mark on Usage: the scouts marked the trail; ash marked the believers' foreheads

Synonyms: run along, line Definition: be in line with; form a line along Usage: trees line the riverbank

Similar words: lie Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position