queue
noun
  1. a line of people waiting one behind the other

    Examples
    • to form a queue or to join a queue

    • Queues formed at the doors of the bank when the news spread about its possible Collapse.

    (Note The US term is line.)
  2. a Series of documents such as orders or application forms which are dealt with in order

verb

to form a line one after the other for something

Examples
  • When food was rationed, people had to queue for bread.

  • We queued for hours to get tickets.

  • A list of companies queueing to be launched on the stock exchange.

  • The candidates queued outside the interviewing room.

Browse by Subjects
stated capital
T account
Financial Services Authority (FSA)
money management
channel stuffing