list
I. verb Etymology: Middle English lysten, from Old English lystan; akin to Old English lust desire, lust Date: before 12th century transitive verb archaic please, suit intransitive verb archaic wish, choose II. noun Etymology: Middle English, probably from lysten Date: 13th century archaic inclination, craving III. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hlystan, from hlyst hearing; akin to Old English hlysnan to listen Date: before 12th century intransitive verb archaic listen transitive verb archaic to listen to ; hear IV. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English līste; akin to Old High German līsta edge, Albanian leth Date: before 12th century 1. a band or strip of material: as a. listel b. selvage c. a narrow strip of wood cut from the edge of a board 2. plural but singular or plural in construction a. an arena for combat (as jousting) b. a field of competition or controversy 3. obsolete limit, boundary 4. stripe V. transitive verb Date: 1635 1. to cut away a narrow strip from the edge of 2. to prepare or plant (land) in ridges and furrows with a lister VI. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1582 a deviation from the vertical ; tilt; also the extent of such a deviation VII. verb Date: 1626 intransitive verb to tilt to one side; especially of a boat or ship to tilt to one side in a state of equilibrium (as from an unbalanced load) — compare heel transitive verb to cause to list VIII. noun Etymology: French liste, from Italian lista, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German līsta edge Date: 1602 1. a. a simple series of words or numerals (as the names of persons or objects) <
a guest list
>
b. an official roster ; roll 2. catalog, checklist 3. the total number to be considered or included <
a situation that heads their list of troubles
>
IX. verb Date: 1614 transitive verb 1. a. to make a list of ; enumerate b. to include on a list ; register 2. to place (oneself) in a specified category <
lists himself as a political liberal
>
3. archaic recruit intransitive verb 1. archaic enlist 2. to become entered in a catalog with a selling price <
a car that lists for $12,000
>
listee noun

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