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verb list pronunciation in British English /lɪst/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlelisting
past tenselisted
past participlelisted
  1. 1
    [transitive] [often passive] to mention or write a list of things, one after another

    The ingredients in food must be listed on the packet.

    The results are listed in the table on page 26.

    Chris lists his hobbies as cycling, gardening, and chess.

    1. a.
      [usually passive] to publish a telephone number as part of a list in a book

      Their number is not listed.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] if a ship lists, it leans to one side
  3. 3
    [intransitive] an old word meaning to ‘listen

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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