AskDefine | Define listing

Dictionary Definition



1 a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics) [syn: list]
2 the act of making a list of items [syn: itemization, itemisation]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. asking, as a price of real estate
    What is this house's listing price?


  1. present participle of list.


  1. The action of the verb to list.
  2. An entry in a list or directory.
    Aardvaark Plumbing is the first listing in Yellow Pages.
  3. A printout of a program or data set.
    Print me a listing of the latest version.
  4. A physical manifestation of a single item in a list; as a single twenty page (bound) listing.
    Please pass me the second listing for the two story house, from that stack.

Extensive Definition

Listing may refer to:
  • the mathematician Johann Benedict Listing
  • a computer code listing, see listing (computer)
  • in corporate finance, the company's shares being on the list (or board) of stocks that are officially traded on a stock exchange, see listing (finance)
  • the gerund of the verb "to list" as used in nautical matters.
  • designation as a listed building (official recognition of special cultural, architectural, or historical importance) in the United Kingdom.
  • a term in US real estate referring to obtaining a written contract with a seller of a property, land, or a business to represent him/her.

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