line up
verb Date: 1864 intransitive verb 1. to assume an orderly linear arrangement <
line up for inspection
>
2. to align oneself <
he lined up with the liberals against the bill
>
transitive verb 1. to put into alignment 2. to arrange for <
line up support for a candidate
>

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  • line up — {v. phr.} 1. To take places in a line or formation; stand side by side or one behind another; form a line or pattern. * /The boys lined up and took turns diving off the springboard./ * /The football team lined up in a T formation./ 2. To put in… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • line up — {v. phr.} 1. To take places in a line or formation; stand side by side or one behind another; form a line or pattern. * /The boys lined up and took turns diving off the springboard./ * /The football team lined up in a T formation./ 2. To put in… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • line-up — line ups 1) N COUNT A line up is a group of people or a series of things that have been gathered together to be part of a particular event. Ryan Giggs is likely to be in Wales s starting line up for their World Cup qualifying match... The… …   English dictionary

  • Line-up — Lineup Line up (l[imac]n [u^]p), n. 1. The members of a team who are scheduled to play a game. [PJC] 2. Specifically: The formation of football players before the start or a restart of play. [PJC] 3. Specifically: (baseball) a list of batters in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Line up — (or line up) may refer to * a queue of waiting people * a police lineup (or identity parade) of suspects * the roster of a sports team at a given time ** batting order in baseball ** the starting position in polocrosse * the members of a music… …   Wikipedia

  • line-up — n [C usually singular] 1.) the players in a sports team who play in a particular game ▪ This was his first match in the starting line up (=the players who begin the game) . 2.) a group of people, especially performers, who have agreed to be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Line-up — 〈[ laınʌ̣p] n.; od. s, s; Mus.〉 Aufstellung, Auflistung der Mitspieler od. Teilnehmer ● das Line up der Band hat sich verändert [engl.] * * * Line up   [englisch, laɪn ʌp; wörtlich »sich in einer Linie aufstellen«], im Rockbereich verbreitete… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Line-up — 〈 [laınʌ̣p] n.; Gen.: od. s, Pl.: s; Musik〉 Aufstellung, Auflistung der Mitspieler od. Teilnehmer; das Line up der Band hat sich nicht verändert [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • line up — index allocate, file (arrange), fix (arrange), juxtapose, marshal, set down Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • line up — 1) PHR V ERG If people line up or if you line them up, they move so that they are standing in a line. [V P] The senior leaders lined up behind him in orderly rows... [V n P] The gym teachers lined us up against the cement walls... [V n …   English dictionary

  • Line-up — Der Begriff Line up?/i (englisch line up „Reihe, Aufstellung, Konstellation“) ist in der modernen Musik und Medienkultur die Zusammenstellung von Musikstücken, gruppen und Acts bei einem Ev …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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