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  • verb engineering to put in alignment; to put in correct adjustment for smooth running
  • verb transitive To put things in a line
  • verb intransitive To get into a line
  • verb intransitive, sports To start a game in a certain position on the playing field.
  • verb make arrangements for an event.
  • verb to support a group or movement.


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  • What's the meaning of 'to line up'? for example in sentence:

    The so-called 'chuggers' – or charity muggers – are paid to line up along

    busy streets and get you to donate your money to charity.

    August 1, 2012