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Meaning of LINE UP

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  1. [v]  place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"
  2. [v]  arrange in ranks; "dress troops"
  3. [v]  form a queue, form a line, stand in line
  4. [v]  get something or somebody for a specific purpose; "I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener"; "I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing"; "The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter"
  5. [v]  form a line; "The buildings all line up neatly"
 Synonyms: adjust, align, aline, come up, dress, find, get hold, queue, queue up
 Antonyms: skew
 See Also: acquire, arrange, change orientation, collimate, concenter, concentre, focalise, focalize, focus, get, orient, position, realign, realine, reorient, set up, stand, stand up, synchronise, synchronize, true, true up, wait



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Line"-up`\, Lineup \Line"up`\, n.
The formation of football players before the start or a
restart of play; hence (Colloq.), any arrangement of persons
(rarely, of things), esp. when having a common purpose or
sentiment; as, the line-up at a ticket-office window; the
line-up of political factions.

Thesaurus Terms
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