- the spoken words of a theatrical presentation
- the words of a particular rolehe forgot his lines
- rows of tents, buildings, temporary stabling, etc, in a military camptransport lines
- a defensive position, row of trenches, or other fortificationwe broke through the enemy lines
- a school punishment of writing the same sentence or phrase out a specified number of times
- the phrases or sentences so written outa hundred lines
Words nearby lines
How to use lines in a sentence
Granted, James is in an office in the Pentagon, and not on the front lines.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The next phase of the trial consists of vaccinating Ebola workers on the front lines.
As it turns out, though, cartoon curmudgeons get the best, most ridiculous lines.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If he did, it could be a sign that our politicians are ready to resume genuine policy-making across party lines.
Your general reaction runs along the lines of: “When will these geezers give it up and go for a mall walk or something?”
Fully two miles away, on the south side of the ravine, were the sepoy lines, and another group of isolated bungalows.
Some peculiar lines between these contracted brows gave a character of ferocity to this forbidding and sensual face.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He thus decoyed them away, and the fortunate couple were enabled to reach the British lines under cover of the darkness.
Still, monsieur, I am willing to proceed upon the lines which would appear to be more agreeable to yourself.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
If we are to have a real education along lines of expression we must begin with the "content," or cause, of expression.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick