Synonyms of queue
1 lineDictionary • A queue of more than sixty people snaked its way down the pavement.
line • Children clutching empty bowls form a line.
row • a row of pretty little cottages
file • A file of soldiers, marched past.
train • a long train of oil tankers
series • a series of explosions
chain • a horrific chain of events
string • The landscape is broken only by a string of villages.
column • There were reports of columns of military vehicles appearing on the streets.
sequence • the sequence of events that led to the murder
succession • He took a succession of jobs which have stood him in good stead.
procession • a seemingly endless procession of corruption cases
crocodile (British, informal)
progression • the steady progression of events in my life
cavalcade • a cavalcade of limousines and police motorcycles
2 tailbackDictionary • a long queue of angry motorists
traffic jam • He was delayed in a traffic jam.
wait in line • a line of women queueing for bread
wait in line
line up • The senior leaders lined up behind him in orderly rows.
stand in a queue
form a queue
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cavalcadeA cavalcade is a procession of people on horses or in cars or carriages.
• a cavalcade of limousines and police motorcycles
• a horrific chain of events
columnA column is a group of people or animals which moves in a long line.
• There were reports of columns of military vehicles appearing on the streets.
Thesaurus for queue from the Collins English Thesaurus
a line of people, vehicles, etc, waiting for something