- = wrinkled, worn, furrowed, wizened •
His lined face was that of an old man.
- = ruled, feint •
Take a piece of lined paper.
- = stroke, mark, rule, score, bar, band, channel, dash, scratch, slash, underline, streak, stripe, groove •
Draw a line down the centre of the page.
- = wrinkle, mark, crease, furrow, crow's foot •
He has a large, generous face with deep lines.
- = row, queue, rank, file, series, column, sequence, convoy, procession, crocodile (British) •
Children clutching empty bowls form a line.
- = script, part, words, dialogue •
Learning lines is easy. Acting is difficult.
- = string, cable, wire, strand, rope, thread, cord, filament, wisp •
a piece of fishing line
- = trajectory, way, course, track, channel, direction, route, path, axis •
Walk in a straight line.
- = outline, shape, figure, style, cut, features, appearance, profile, silhouette, configuration, contour •
a dress that follows the line of the body
- = boundary, mark, limit, edge, border, frontier, partition, borderline, demarcation •
the California state line
- (military)= formation, front, position, front line, trenches, firing line •
the fortification they called the Maginot Line
- = approach, policy, position, way, course, practice, scheme, method, technique, procedure, tactic, avenue, ideology, course of action •
The government promised to take a hard line on terrorism.
- = course, way, direction, tendency, drift, tack •
What are the benefits of this line of research?
- = occupation, work, calling, interest, business, job, area, trade, department, field, career, activity, bag (slang), employment, province, profession, pursuit, forte, vocation, specialization •
What was your father's line of business?
- = brand, make, sort, kind, product, type, label •
His best selling line is the cheapest lager at £1.99.
- = lineage, family, breed, succession, race, stock, strain, descent, ancestry, parentage •
We were part of a long line of artists.
- = note, message, letter, memo, report, word, card, e-mail, postcard, text •
My phone doesn't work, so drop me a line.
- = series, chain, string, sequence, procession •
the latest in a long line of successes
- = patter, story, pitch, spiel (informal) •
Don't be fooled by that line about having seen you before somewhere.
- = clue, lead, hint, indication •
No one seems able to pursue a line of inquiry far enough to get an answer.
- = border, edge, bound, fringe, rank, skirt, verge, rim •
Thousands of people lined the streets as the procession went by.
- = mark, draw, crease, furrow, cut, rule, score, trace, underline, inscribe •
Her face was lined with concern.
- = fill, face, cover, reinforce, encase, inlay, interline, ceil •
They line their dens with leaves or grass.
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