Definition of Shortlist

1. Noun. A list of applicants winnowed from a longer list who have been deemed suitable and from which the successful person will be chosen.

Exact synonyms: Short List
Generic synonyms: List, Listing



2. Verb. Put someone or something on a short list.
Generic synonyms: Grade, Order, Place, Range, Rank, Rate

Definition of Shortlist

1. Verb. To place something on a short list ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shortlist

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Shortlist Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shortlist

shorthold
shorthorn
shorthorn sculpin
shorthorn sculpins
shorthorns
shortia
shortias
shortie
shorties
shorting
shortish
shortite
shortleaf
shortleaf pine
shortleaf yellow pine
shortlist (current term)
shortlisted
shortlistee
shortlistees
shortlisting
shortlists
shortlived
shortly
shortness
shortness of breath
shortnesses
shortribs
shorts
shortsheet
shortsheeted

Literary usage of Shortlist

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1. Statistics, Knowledge and Policy: Key Indicators to Inform Decision Making by Organization for Economic Cooperation an (2005)
"A shortlist of indicators makes it easier to present a clear picture of the Member States' ... Third, the shortlist of indicators has a clearer logic. ..."

2. Safe & Sustainable Transport: A Matter of Quality Assurance by ECMT Staff (2003)
"ADAS shortlist ADVISORS has defined a shortlist of ADAS that are well worth investigating. ... Some of the ADAS on the shortlist are presented here. ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1887)
"A shortlist may prove of interest. •'Hulling " and " trying '' were the words which answer to what we now call " hove-to." " Sailing large,'' having the ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1877)
"... and Asplenium marinum—a shortlist, it must be confessed, and one which includes scarcely one of the most remarkable or characteristic plants. ..."

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