Definitions of shortlist
  1. noun
    a list of applicants winnowed from a longer list who have been deemed suitable and from which the successful person will be chosen
    synonyms: short list
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    type of:
    list, listing
    a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
  2. verb
    put someone or something on a short list
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    type of:
    grade, order, place, range, rank, rate
    assign a rank or rating to
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