how to pronounce lines


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the above transcription of lines is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

lines is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of lines in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… examine those top two lines those top …”

meanings of lines


  1. Plural of line.
  2. Plural of LINE.
  3. The reins with which a horse is guided by its driver.
  4. Words spoken by the actors.
  5. Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy.
  6. Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections.
  7. A school punishment in which a student must repeatedly write out a line of text related to the offence (e.g. "I must be quiet in class") a specified number of times; the lines of text so written out.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of line.

lines frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word lines occurs in english on average 85.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics lines can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that lines can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to lines


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