listed

[lis-tid]
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adjective
  1. (of a security) admitted to trading privileges on a stock exchange.
  2. (of a telephone number or telephone subscriber) represented in a telephone directory.

Origin of listed

First recorded in 1665–75; list1 + -ed2

list

1
[list]
noun
  1. a series of names or other items written or printed together in a meaningful grouping or sequence so as to constitute a record: a list of members.
  2. list price.
  3. Computers. a series of records in a file.
  4. a complete record of stocks handled by a stock exchange.
  5. all of the books of a publisher that are available for sale.
  6. Digital Technology. listserv: Please unsubscribe me from the list.
verb (used with object)
  1. to set down together in a list; make a list of: to list the membership of a club.
  2. to enter in a list, directory, catalog, etc.: to list him among the members.
  3. to place on a list of persons to be watched, excluded, restricted, etc.
  4. Computers. to print or display in a list: Let's list the whole program and see where the bug is.
  5. to register (a security) on a stock exchange so that it may be traded there.
  6. Archaic. enlist.
verb (used without object)
  1. to be offered for sale, as in a catalog, at a specified price: This radio lists at $49.95.
  2. Archaic. enlist.

Origin of list

1
1595–1605; special use of list2 (roll of names, perhaps orig. of contestants in the lists); compare French liste < Italian lista roll of names, earlier, band, strip (e.g., of paper), border < Old High German (German Leiste)

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1. register. List, catalog, inventory, roll, schedule imply a definite arrangement of items. List denotes a series of names, items, or figures arranged in a row or rows: a list of groceries. Catalog adds the idea of alphabetical or other orderly arrangement, and, often, descriptive particulars and details: a library catalog. An inventory is a detailed descriptive list of property, stock, goods, or the like made for legal or business purposes: a store inventory. A roll is a list of names of members of some defined group often used to ascertain their presence or absence: a class roll. A schedule is a methodical (especially official) list, often indicating the time or sequence of certain events: a train schedule. 7. record, catalog. 8. enroll.

list

2
[list]
noun
  1. a border or bordering strip, usually of cloth.
  2. a selvage.
  3. selvages collectively.
  4. a strip of cloth or other material.
  5. a strip or band of any kind.
  6. a stripe of color.
  7. a division of the hair or beard.
  8. one of the ridges or furrows of earth made by a lister.
  9. a strip of material, as bark or sapwood, to be trimmed from a board.
  10. fillet(def 6a).
adjective
  1. made of selvages or strips of cloth.
verb (used with object)
  1. to produce furrows and ridges on (land) with a lister.
  2. to prepare (ground) for planting by making ridges and furrows.
  3. to cut away a narrow strip of wood from the edge of (a stave, plank, etc.).
  4. Obsolete. to apply a border or edge to.

Origin of list

2
before 900; Middle English lista, Old English līst border; cognate with Dutch lijst, German Leiste (Old High German līsta)

list

3
[list]
noun
  1. a careening, or leaning to one side, as of a ship.
verb (used without object)
  1. (of a ship or boat) to incline to one side; careen: The ship listed to starboard.
verb (used with object)
  1. to cause (a vessel) to incline to one side: The shifting of the cargo listed the ship to starboard.

Origin of list

3
First recorded in 1620–30; origin uncertain

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2, 3. tilt, slant, heel.

list

4
[list]Archaic.
verb (used with object)
  1. to please.
  2. to like or desire.
verb (used without object)
  1. to like; wish; choose.

Origin of list

4
before 900; Middle English listen, lusten, Old English (ge)lystan to please; cognate with German gelüsten, Old Norse lysta to desire, akin to Gothic lustōn to desire. See lust

list

5
[list]Archaic.
verb (used without object)
  1. to listen.
verb (used with object)
  1. to listen to.

Origin of list

5
before 900; Middle English listen, Old English hlystan to listen, hear, derivative of hlyst ear; cognate with Swedish lysta; akin to Old Norse hlusta to listen. See listen
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indexed, catalogued

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British Dictionary definitions for listed

list

1
noun
  1. an item-by-item record of names or things, usually written or printed one under the other
  2. computing a linearly ordered data structure
  3. be on the danger list to be in a critical medical or physical condition
verb
  1. (tr) to make a list of
  2. (tr) to include in a list
  3. (tr) British to declare to be a listed building
  4. (tr) stock exchange to obtain an official quotation for (a security) so that it may be traded on the recognized market
  5. an archaic word for enlist
Derived Formslistable, adjective

Word Origin for list

C17: from French, ultimately related to list ²; compare Italian lista list of names (earlier: border, strip, as of paper), Old High German līsta border

list

2
verb
  1. (esp of ships) to lean over or cause to lean over to one side
noun
  1. the act or an instance of leaning to one side

Word Origin for list

C17: origin unknown

list

3
noun
  1. a border or edging strip, esp of cloth
  2. a less common word for selvage
  3. a strip of bark, sapwood, etc, trimmed from a board or plank
  4. another word for fillet (def. 8)
  5. a strip, band, ridge or furrow
  6. agriculture a ridge in ploughed land formed by throwing two furrows together
verb (tr)
  1. to border with or as if with a list or lists
  2. agriculture to plough (land) so as to form lists
  3. to cut a list from (a board, plank, etc)
See also lists

Word Origin for list

Old English līst; related to Old High German līsta

list

4
verb
  1. to be pleasing to (a person)
  2. (tr) to desire or choose
noun
  1. a liking or desire

Word Origin for list

Old English lystan; related to Old High German lusten and Gothic lūston to desire

list

5
verb
  1. an archaic or poetic word for listen

Word Origin for list

Old English hlystan; related to Old Norse hlusta
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Word Origin and History for listed
adj.

"included in a roll or catalogue," 1882, from past participle of list (v.3). Of telephone numbers, "in the phone book," from 1919.

list

n.1

"catalogue consisting of names in a row or series," c.1600, from Middle English liste "border, edging, stripe" (late 13c.), from Old French liste "border, band, row, group," also "strip of paper," or from Old Italian lista "border, strip of paper, list," both from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German lista "strip, border, list," Old Norse lista "border, selvage," Old English liste "border"), from Proto-Germanic *liston, from PIE *leizd- "border, band." The sense of "enumeration" is from strips of paper used as a sort of catalogue.

list

v.1

"tilt, lean," especially of a ship, 1880, earlier (1620s) lust, of unknown origin, perhaps an unexplained spelling variant of Middle English lysten "to please, desire, wish, like" (see list (v.4)) with a sense development from the notion of "leaning" toward what one desires (cf. incline). Related: Listed; listing. The noun in this sense is from 1630s.

list

v.2

"hear, hearken," now poetic or obsolete, from Old English hlystan "hear, hearken," from hlyst "hearing," from Proto-Germanic *khlustiz, from PIE *kleu- "to hear" (see listen). Related: Listed; listing.

list

v.3

"to put down in a list; to make a list of," 1610s, from list (n.1). Meaning "to place real estate on the market" is from 1904. Attested from c.1300 as "put an edge around," from list (n.2). Related: Listed; listing.

list

v.4

"to be pleased, desire" (archaic), mid-12c., lusten, listen "to please, desire," from Old English lystan "to please, cause pleasure or desire, provoke longing," from Proto-Germanic *lustijan (cf. Old Saxon lustian, Dutch lusten "to like, fancy," Old High German lusten, German lüsten, Old Norse lysta); from the root of lust (n.). Related: Listed; listing. As a noun, c.1200, from the verb. Somehow English has lost listy (adj.) "pleasant, willing (to do something); ready, quick" (mid-15c.).

list

n.2

"a narrow strip," Old English liste "border, hem, edge, strip," from Proto-Germanic *liston (cf. Old High German lista "strip, border, list," Old Norse lista "border, selvage,"German leiste), from PIE *leizd- "border, band" (see list (n.1)). The Germanic root also is the source of French liste, Italian lista. This was the source of archaic lists "place of combat," originally at the boundary of fields.

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Idioms and Phrases with listed

list

see black list; enter the lists; sucker list.

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