What does TITLE mean?

Definitions for TITLE
ˈtaɪt lTITLE

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. title(noun)

    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"

  3. title(noun)

    a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work

    "the novel had chapter titles"

  4. championship, title(noun)

    the status of being a champion

    "he held the title for two years"

  5. 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"

  6. 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"

  7. title, claim(noun)

    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"

  8. title(noun)

    (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"

  9. title(noun)

    an appellation signifying nobility

    "`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"

  10. claim, title(verb)

    an informal right to something

    "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame"

  11. entitle, title(verb)

    give a title to

  12. style, title(verb)

    designate by an identifying term

    "They styled their nation `The Confederate States'"

Wiktionary

  1. title(Noun)

    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

  2. title(Noun)

    Legal right to ownership of a property; a deed or other certificate proving this.

  3. title(Noun)

    The name of a book, film, musical piece, painting, or other work of art.

  4. title(Noun)

    A publication.

  5. title(Noun)

    A written title, credit, or caption shown with a film, video, or performance (usually titles pl).

    The titles scrolled by too quickly to read.

  6. title(Noun)

    The subject of a writing; a short phrase that summarizes the entire topic.

  7. title(Noun)

    A division of an act of Congress or Parliament.

    Title II of the USA PATRIOT Act

  8. title(Verb)

    To assign a title to; to entitle.

  9. Origin: From titulus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Title(noun)

    an inscription put over or upon anything as a name by which it is known

  2. Title(noun)

    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

  3. Title(noun)

    the panel for the name, between the bands of the back of a book

  4. Title(noun)

    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

  5. Title(noun)

    an appellation of dignity, distinction, or preeminence (hereditary or acquired), given to persons, as duke marquis, honorable, esquire, etc

  6. Title(noun)

    a name; an appellation; a designation

  7. Title(noun)

    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

  8. Title(noun)

    the instrument which is evidence of a right

  9. Title(noun)

    that by which a beneficiary holds a benefice

  10. Title(noun)

    a church to which a priest was ordained, and where he was to reside

  11. Title(noun)

    to call by a title; to name; to entitle

Freebase

  1. Title

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Title

    tī′tl, n. an inscription set over or at the beginning of a thing by which it is known, a title-page: a name of distinction: that which gives a just right to possession: ownership: the writing that proves a right: (B.) a sign: a fixed sphere of work required as a condition for ordination, a parish in Rome—of these fifty give titles to cardinal-priests: in bookbinding, the panel on the back on which the name of the book is printed.—adj. Tī′tled, having a title.—ns. Tī′tle-deed, a deed or document that proves a title or just right to exclusive possession; Tī′tle-leaf, the leaf on which is the title of a book.—adj. Tī′tleless (Shak.), wanting a title or name.—ns. Tī′tle-page, the page of a book containing its title and usually the author's name; Tī′tle-rôle, the part in a play which gives its name to it, as 'Macbeth;' Tī′tle-sheet, the first sheet of a book as printed, containing title, bastard-title, &c.; Tī′tling, the act of impressing the title on the back of a book; Tī′tlonym, a title taken as a pseudonym; Bas′tard-tī′tle (see Bastard). [O. Fr. title (Fr. titre)—L. titulus.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. title

    1. A Pantheon of royal ciphers. 2. Anything superimposed on a superfluity.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'TITLE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1000

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'TITLE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3073

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'TITLE' in Nouns Frequency: #374

How to pronounce TITLE ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say TITLE in sign language?

  1. title

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of TITLE in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of TITLE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of TITLE in a Sentence

  1. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.

  2. Raymond Chandler:

    A good title is the title of a successful book.

  3. Allyson Felix:

    It’s my first 400 title, it's a huge blessing.

  4. William de Morgan:

    Alice for short. A diochronism. (Title of novel)

  5. George Stanley McGovern:

    The longer the title, the less important the job.

Images & Illustrations of TITLE

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