What does Headline mean?
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headline, newspaper headlineverb
the heading or caption of a newspaper article
publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline
provide (a newspaper page or a story) with a headline
(Journalism) A title for an article in a newspaper, sometimes one line, sometimes more, set in larger and bolder type than the body of the article and indicating the subject matter or content of the article.
A similar title at the top of the newspaper indicating the most important story of the day; also, a title for an illustration or picture.
To mention in a headline.
To furnish with a headline (senses 1, 3, or 4).
To publicise prominently in an advertisement.
A heading or title of an article
The headline on today's newspaper reads "John Doe Wins Wood-Splitting Competition."
The top-billed attraction
To have top billing; to be the main attraction
The headline or heading is the text indicating the content or nature of the article below it, typically by providing a form of brief summary of its contents. The large type front page headline did not come into use until the late 19th century when increased competition between newspapers led to the use of attention-getting headlines. It is sometimes termed a news hed, a deliberate misspelling that dates from production flow during hot type days, to notify the composing room that a written note from an editor concerned a headline and should not be set in type.Headlines in English often use a set of grammatical rules known as headlinese, designed to meet stringent space requirements by, for example, leaving out forms of the verb "to be" and choosing short verbs like "eye" over longer synonyms like "consider".
the line at the head or top of a page
The headline is the text at the top of a newspaper article, indicating the nature of the article below it. The large type front page headline did not come into use until the late 19th century when increased competition between newspapers led to the use of attention-getting headlines. It is sometimes termed a news hed, a deliberate misspelling that dates from production flow during hot type days, to notify the composing room that a written note from an editor concerned a headline and should not be set in type. Headlines in English often use a unique set of grammatical rules known as Headlinese.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Headline' in Nouns Frequency: #2416
The numerical value of Headline in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Headline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of Headline in a Sentence
How come you never see a headline like 'Psychic Wins Lottery'?
I was always trying to be the best and be seen as a jack-the-lad... because I was always hiding something, I could never ever let my defenses down, the manager of the heavyweight boxing champion of the world being a transsexual would have been some headline and a story that would have run for quite a while.
Scratching beneath the headline numbers, however, reveals an ongoing disparity between the relatively strong performance of the developed nations whereas growth in the emerging markets is quite weak.
We hear this perpetual headline that 2014 has been the warmest year on record, but now the script has flipped.
Our emails are not the typical 'You joined such and such a political party'. Instead we might have a crazy headline.
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- عنوان رئيسيArabic
- titre, manchetteFrench
- pokok beritaIndonesian
- 見出し, 標題Japanese
- tajuk beritaMalay
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