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To make a list, or to add something to a list - thesaurus

Synonyms

register

verb

to put your name and other information on an official list in order to be allowed to vote, study, stay in a hotel etc

detail

verb

to list all the facts or aspects of a situation

index

verb

to arrange information in an alphabetical list

reel off

to say a list of things quickly and without much effort

catalogue

verb

to make a list of all the things in a collection

reference

verb

to create a list of all the books that are mentioned in a piece of academic writing

enumerate

verb

formal to name each one of a series or list of things

sign up

to put someone’s name on an official list for something

tabulate

verb

to show pieces of information in an organized way such as in lists or rows

sign in

to write your name on an official list when you arrive at a place

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More synonyms

catalogue

verb

to list a series of related things

compile

verb

to make something such as a list or book by bringing together information from many different places

inventory

verb

to make a complete list of all the things of a particular type

itemise

a British spelling of itemize

itemize

verb

to make a detailed list of a number of things

log

verb

to make an official record of things that happen

pre-register

verb

to give your details to a hotel before you arrive there, instead of doing it when you check in

put

verb

to give someone or something a particular position on a list arranged according to importance, quality, or value

register

verb

to put information about someone or something on an official list

registration

noun

the process of recording names or information on an official list

roster

verb

to include someone’s name on a roster

short-list

verb

to put someone or something on a short list

sign in

if you sign in something that you have borrowed, you write your name on an official list to show that you have returned it

sign out

to write your name on an official list when you leave a place

waitlist

verb

to put someone’s name on a waiting list

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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