Definitions for titleˈtaɪt l
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ti•tleˈtaɪt l(n.; adj.; v.)-tled, -tling.
(n.)the distinguishing name of a work, as a book or a piece of music.
a descriptive heading, as of a chapter of a book.
Ref: title page.
a book, magazine, or other publication.
a descriptive appellation, esp. one belonging to a person by right of rank or office.
an established right to something.
anything that provides a basis for a claim.
legal right to the possession of property, esp. real estate. the instrument constituting evidence of such right.
Usu., titles. any written matter inserted into a motion picture or TV program, as credits.
(adj.)of or pertaining to a title:
the title story in a collection.
that decides a championship:
a title bout.
(v.t.)to furnish with a title.
Origin of title:
bef. 950; var. of titel, OE titul < L titulus title
title, statute title, rubric(noun)
a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
"Title 8 provided federal help for schools"
the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.
"he looked for books with the word `jazz' in the title"; "he refused to give titles to his paintings"; "I can never remember movie titles"
a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work
"the novel had chapter titles"
the status of being a champion
"he held the title for two years"
deed, deed of conveyance, title(noun)
a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it
"he signed the deed"; "he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment"
title, title of respect, form of address(noun)
an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'
"the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
an established or recognized right
"a strong legal claim to the property"; "he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate"; "he staked his claim"
(usually plural) written material introduced into a movie or TV show to give credits or represent dialogue or explain an action
"the titles go by faster than I can read"
an appellation signifying nobility
"`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"
an informal right to something
"his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame"
give a title to
designate by an identifying term
"They styled their nation `The Confederate States'"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the name of a book, magazine, etc.
the title of the article; a good title for the story
a word used before sb's name showing their job, marital status, etc.
Which title do you use - Ms. or Mrs.?
the name of sb's job
He's been given a new job title.
an award for winning a competition
hopes of winning the Miss World title; the heavyweight boxing title
A prefix (honorific) or suffix (post-nominal) added to a person's name to signify either veneration, official position or a professional or academic qualification. See also :Category:Titles
Legal right to ownership of a property; a deed or other certificate proving this.
The name of a book, film, musical piece, painting, or other work of art.
A written title, credit, or caption shown with a film, video, or performance (usually titles pl).
The titles scrolled by too quickly to read.
The subject of a writing; a short phrase that summarizes the entire topic.
A division of an act of Congress or Parliament.
Title II of the USA PATRIOT Act
To assign a title to; to entitle.
Origin: From titulus.
an inscription put over or upon anything as a name by which it is known
the inscription in the beginning of a book, usually containing the subject of the work, the author's and publisher's names, the date, etc
the panel for the name, between the bands of the back of a book
a section or division of a subject, as of a law, a book, specif. (Roman & Canon Laws), a chapter or division of a law book
an appellation of dignity, distinction, or preeminence (hereditary or acquired), given to persons, as duke marquis, honorable, esquire, etc
a name; an appellation; a designation
that which constitutes a just cause of exclusive possession; that which is the foundation of ownership of property, real or personal; a right; as, a good title to an estate, or an imperfect title
the instrument which is evidence of a right
that by which a beneficiary holds a benefice
a church to which a priest was ordained, and where he was to reside
to call by a title; to name; to entitle
A title is a prefix or suffix added to someone's name in certain contexts. They may signify either veneration, an official position or a professional or academic qualification. In some languages, titles may be inserted before a last name. Some titles are hereditary.
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. A Pantheon of royal ciphers. 2. Anything superimposed on a superfluity.
Translations for title
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the name of a book, play, painting, piece of music etc
The title of the painting is `A Winter Evening'.
- títuloPortuguese (BR)
- název, nadpisCzech
- der TitelGerman
- כּוֹתֶרֶת, שֵׁםHebrew
- naslov, nazivCroatian
- 제목, 표제Korean
- nosaukums; virsrakstsLatvian
- tittel, navnNorwegian
- titlu, nume, denumireRomanian
- názov, nadpisSlovak
- başlık, isimTurkish
- 標題Chinese (Trad.)
- заголовок, назваUkrainian
- tiêu đềVietnamese
- 标题Chinese (Simp.)
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