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queue

 
pronunciation:
kyu
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a line, as of people, cars, or the like, esp. those waiting to be served.
synonyms:
line
similar words:
row
definition 2: a single hanging braid of hair; pigtail.
synonyms:
cue, pigtail
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: queues, queuing, queued
definition: to form or get in a queue (often fol. by "up").
The rain-soaked shoppers queued up for the bus.Do you think we'll need to queue up to get tickets?
synonyms:
line
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to put into a line.
The director's assistant queued up the auditioners.
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