Definition of listing in English:



  • 1A list or catalogue.

    • ‘Looking over the catalogues and listings of the period, it is amusing to see what was popular then as opposed to what is popular now.’
    • ‘Both buildings are listed as historic in British property inventory listings.’
    • ‘Check your local auction listings and keep that wallet stuffed!’
    • ‘The bi-monthly is planning to compile a listing of poets now active and writing in English.’
    • ‘The second section provides an alphabetical listing of substances noted to cause neurotoxicity in humans and animals.’
    • ‘The pocket information pack also includes a detailed listing of places to visit and includes restaurants and accommodation.’
    • ‘A full membership listing is available on the website.’
    • ‘Students are provided with classroom roster sheets that contain alphabetical listings of all of the children in the classroom.’
    • ‘You may have noticed a listing of ‘suggested periodicals’ at the right hand side of this page.’
    • ‘There's a listing in that section for a catalogue of industrial vehicular supplies.’
    • ‘A sample listing of catalogs with medical supplies and equipment is provided on page 86.’
    • ‘To get a listing of all open files, right click on an empty space.’
    • ‘A comprehensive listing is not possible, but examples are cited in Table 2.’
    • ‘When selling a used car do you include a full listing of its faults?’
    • ‘Appendix III provides an alphabetical listing of many medications with each generic term followed by one or more trade names.’
    • ‘Tables 1 and 2 contain a complete listing of the sequences used.’
    • ‘There are also several other listings on the web.’
    • ‘Your first step is to choose a cabinet style that you like, and then you can consult with the manufacturer's catalog for a complete listing of sizes.’
    • ‘Following is a listing of steeplechase racing dates for spring 2003.’
    • ‘With some fine-tuning and research, any advertiser is sure to gain from paid search listings.’
    catalogue, inventory, record, register, roll, file, index, directory, listing, listicle, checklist, tally, docket, ticket, enumeration, table, tabulation
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    1. 1.1[mass noun]The drawing up of a list.
    2. 1.2An entry in a list or register.
      • ‘Due to recent activity, including possible unauthorized listings placed on your account, we will suspend any activity on your account in order to allow us to investigate this matter further.’
      • ‘See the listings for more details on this and other performances at Richmond Theatre.’
      • ‘The city saw a total of 38 new listings, up 36 per cent year on year compared with the same period in 2003.’
      • ‘No listings in catalogs or sales literature have been found for the ratchet model.’
      • ‘Typically home exchanges were accomplished through listings offered in catalogs.’
      • ‘Just excuse me for a moment, I will ask the Registrar about the listing.’
      • ‘A steady breeze blows against their faces as they flip through a catalog of apartment listings.’
      • ‘The legal teams shuttle back and forth between the contending parties on a settlement quest which may save the horrendous costs of a High Court hearing and the strain of a two year waiting period for a listing.’
      • ‘View program listings and order tickets from our secure website.’
      • ‘Don't waste your time proving how smart you are or flaunting your listing in the social register.’
      • ‘See repertory listings for details on these excellent films.’
      • ‘Use the dropdown menu to access recipe listings.’
      • ‘Also in Florida, the Register has its first-ever listing of not one but two co-champion key tree cacti, an endangered species.’
      • ‘The site is expected to feature job listings for both entry-level and experienced professionals.’
      • ‘So they began posting more merchandise, boosting the total number of listings to more than 400,000.’
      • ‘Look in the classified ads to find job listings for the medical/health professions.’
      • ‘According to the listing in the registration maintained in the eye hospital, patients in need of a cornea are informed and brought to the hospital.’
      • ‘But the provincial auditor ruled that its listings didn't count, and therefore it didn't qualify as a newspaper.’
      • ‘Also of note is the error in the listing of the running time.’
      • ‘A total of two listings rang in close to the advertised price of $525 for a one-bedroom.’
      number, count, tally, total, running total, sum total, grand total, sum, score, reckoning, enumeration, register, record, inventory, list, listing, account, roll, roster, index, directory
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    3. 1.3An entry for a company in the Official List of Securities of the London Stock Exchange, for which certain requirements must be satisfied.
      • ‘There would be the problem of an unlisted company that was applying for a listing on a stock exchange.’
      • ‘It is an American-based company with a listing on the London Stock Exchange.’
      • ‘In China gaining a listing on the stock exchange or becoming a private shareholding company is rarely simple.’
      • ‘For those who don't like the idea of faffing about with foreign currencies and paperwork, a large number of American companies now have a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange.’
      • ‘Naturally, given the extent of listings on these exchanges, most sectors of the Canadian economy are represented.’
      • ‘In the past few months there has been a flurry of companies seeking a listing on the AIM market.’
      • ‘Headquarters will be in Stockholm and the primary stock market listing will be in Sweden.’
      • ‘These two companies have separate stock exchange listings in Amsterdam and London.’
      • ‘Its listing on the London Stock Exchange has been temporarily suspended until the company's financial future has been resolved.’
      • ‘The company has ruled out on a number of occasions a full listing on the stock market.’
      • ‘The move to a full listing on the London Stock Exchange will also help to improve its international profile.’
      • ‘As the company switches to a listing on the London Stock Exchange, its performance will come under even closer scrutiny.’
      • ‘He led the successful de-merger of the company in October of that year and oversaw its listings on both the London and New York Stock Exchanges.’
      • ‘The company has access to the Eurobond market and is planning a listing on the London Stock Exchange in September.’
      • ‘A listing on the London Stock Exchange is also planned.’
      • ‘Its chipmaking unit plans a separate listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in July.’
      • ‘They have separate stock exchange listings in Amsterdam, London and New York.’
      • ‘While June was the busiest month for listings on the London Stock Exchange in four years, the £2bn raised through the public markets is more than matched by the deals that took place off the market.’
      • ‘‘That's why we decided not to approach a big company with a listing on the Namibian Stock Exchange,’ he said.’
      item, record, statement, note, listing, jotting
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  • 2A selvedge of a piece of fabric.