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line up

part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to form a line, one person after the other.
People were already lining up in front of the theater to buy tickets.
definition 2: to put (things or people) into a line.
The little girl examined each of the the toy train cars and then she lined them up.The captain lined up his soldiers.
definition 3: to make (two or more things) even with each other along a certain line, or make (one thing) even with another thing.
The cereal boxes were a little out of place, so the store manager lined them up straight.You need to line up this table with that one.
definition 4: to be even with each other or with other things; be located along the same line.
These edges don't line up. They need to be even with each other.