Definitions for ticketˈtɪk ɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a slip, usu. of paper or cardboard, serving as evidence that the holder has paid a fare or admission or is entitled to some service:
a train ticket.
a summons issued for a traffic or parking violation.
a label or tag affixed to something to indicate its price, content, etc.
a slate of candidates nominated by a particular party or faction.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Government
the license of a ship's officer or of an aviation pilot.
a preliminary recording of transactions prior to their entry in more permanent books of account.
Informal. the proper or advisable thing:
that's the ticket!
(v.t.)to attach a ticket to; label.
to furnish with a ticket.
to serve with a summons for a traffic or parking violation.
to attach such a summons to:
to ticket illegally parked cars.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of ticket:
1520–30; earlier tiket < MF etiquet memorandum. See etiquette
a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)
a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
a summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who violates a traffic regulation)
a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices
ticket, just the ticket(verb)
the appropriate or desirable thing
"this car could be just the ticket for a small family"
issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
"I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street"; "Move your car or else you will be ticketed!"
provide with a ticket for passage or admission
"Ticketed passengers can board now"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a small piece of paper that allows sb to enter a place, event, etc.
tickets to the movie; airline tickets
a piece of paper that tells how much money you must pay for breaking a driving law
a parking ticket; a $150 ticket for speeding
a list of candidates supported by a particular party
the Democratic presidential ticket
A pass entitling the holder to admission to a show, concert, etc.
A pass entitling the holder to board a train, a bus, a plane, or other means of transportation
A citation for a traffic violation.
A permit to operate a machine on a construction site.
A service request, used to track complaints or requests that an issue be handled. (Generally Internet Service Provider related).
A list of candidates for an election, or a particular theme to a candidate's manifesto.
A solution to a problem; something that is needed.
To issue someone a ticket, as for travel or for a violation of a local or traffic law.
Origin: From estiquet, also estiquette. More at etiquette.
a small piece of paper, cardboard, or the like, serving as a notice, certificate, or distinguishing token of something
a little note or notice
a tradesman's bill or account
a certificate or token of right of admission to a place of assembly, or of passage in a public conveyance; as, a theater ticket; a railroad or steamboat ticket
a label to show the character or price of goods
a certificate or token of a share in a lottery or other scheme for distributing money, goods, or the like
a printed list of candidates to be voted for at an election; a set of nominations by one party for election; a ballot
to distinguish by a ticket; to put a ticket on; as, to ticket goods
to furnish with a tickets; to book; as, to ticket passengers to California
Translations for ticket
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a piece of card or paper which gives the holder a certain right, eg of travel, entering a theatre etc
a bus-ticket; a cinema-ticket.
- bilhetePortuguese (BR)
- das TicketGerman
- billet; -billetDanish
- ulaznica, kartaCroatian
- miði, farseðillIcelandic
- vozovnica, vstopnicaSlovenian
- 票Chinese (Trad.)
- 票Chinese (Simp.)
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