line up

Primary Meanings of line up

1.
v
form a line
2.
v
get something or somebody for a specific purpose
3.
v
take one's position before a kick-off
Full Definitions of line up
1

v form a line

“The buildings all line up neatly”
Type of:
arrange, set up
put into a proper or systematic order

v form a queue, form a line, stand in line

“Customers lined up in front of the store”
Synonyms:
queue, queue up
Type of:
stand, stand up
be standing; be upright

v place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight

Synonyms:
adjust, align, aline
Antonyms:
skew
turn or place at an angle
Types:
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address
adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
synchronise, synchronize
cause to indicate the same time or rate
realign, realine
align anew or better
true, true up
make level, square, balanced, or concentric
collimate
adjust the line of sight of (an optical instrument)
concenter, concentre, focalise, focalize, focus
bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
refocus
focus anew
Type of:
reorient
set or arrange in a new or different determinate position

v arrange in ranks

Synonyms:
dress
Type of:
position
cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
2

v get something or somebody for a specific purpose

Synonyms:
come up, find, get hold
Type of:
acquire, get
come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
3

v take one's position before a kick-off

Type of:
play
participate in games or sport

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