1. shortlist

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


  • list
  • short list


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  • front
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2. shortlist

verb. put someone or something on a short list.


  • rank
  • grade
  • order
  • range
  • rate


  • right
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • divest

Sentences with shortlist

1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Rather than randomly approaching corporations, shortlist those likely to associate with you.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The Cornell team found that even taking a shortlist from three names to six names got more diverse candidates into the consideration pool.

3. Verb, base form
Regardless of what type of facility you operate, you’ll want to shortlist a few catchy, unique banquet hall names, and then choose one that lets your renters know about your business.