What does ticket mean?

Definitions for ticket
ˈtɪk ɪttick·et

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ticket.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ticketnoun

    a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)

  2. tag, ticketnoun

    a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.

  3. ticketnoun

    a summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who violates a traffic regulation)

  4. slate, ticketnoun

    a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices

  5. ticket, just the ticketverb

    the appropriate or desirable thing

    "this car could be just the ticket for a small family"

  6. ticket, fineverb

    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!"

  7. ticketverb

    provide with a ticket for passage or admission

    "Ticketed passengers can board now"

Wiktionary

  1. ticketnoun

    A pass entitling the holder to admission to a show, concert, etc.

    Etymology: From estiquet, also estiquette. More at etiquette.

  2. ticketnoun

    A pass entitling the holder to board a train, a bus, a plane, or other means of transportation

    Etymology: From estiquet, also estiquette. More at etiquette.

  3. ticketnoun

    A citation for a traffic violation.

    Etymology: From estiquet, also estiquette. More at etiquette.

  4. ticketnoun

    A permit to operate a machine on a construction site.

    Etymology: From estiquet, also estiquette. More at etiquette.

  5. ticketnoun

    A service request, used to track complaints or requests that an issue be handled. (Generally Internet Service Provider related).

    Etymology: From estiquet, also estiquette. More at etiquette.

  6. ticketnoun

    A list of candidates for an election, or a particular theme to a candidate's manifesto.

    Etymology: From estiquet, also estiquette. More at etiquette.

  7. ticketnoun

    A solution to a problem; something that is needed.

    Etymology: From estiquet, also estiquette. More at etiquette.

  8. ticketverb

    To issue someone a ticket, as for travel or for a violation of a local or traffic law.

    Etymology: From estiquet, also estiquette. More at etiquette.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ticket

    a small piece of paper, cardboard, or the like, serving as a notice, certificate, or distinguishing token of something

  2. Ticket

    a little note or notice

  3. Ticket

    a tradesman's bill or account

  4. Ticket

    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

  5. Ticket

    a label to show the character or price of goods

  6. Ticket

    a certificate or token of a share in a lottery or other scheme for distributing money, goods, or the like

  7. Ticket

    a printed list of candidates to be voted for at an election; a set of nominations by one party for election; a ballot

  8. Ticketverb

    to distinguish by a ticket; to put a ticket on; as, to ticket goods

  9. Ticketverb

    to furnish with a tickets; to book; as, to ticket passengers to California

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ticket

    tik′et, n. a marked card: a token of any right or debt, as for admission, &c.: a list of candidates put forward by a party for election: (obs.) a visiting-card.—v.t. to mark by a ticket.—ns. Tick′et-day, the day before settling day on the Stock Exchange; Tick′et-of-leave, a license to be at large, granted to a convict for good conduct; Tick′et-por′ter, a licensed porter wearing a badge or ticket; Cou′pon-tick′et (see Coupon); Straight′-ticket, a ticket bearing the names of the nominees of a political party, and them only.—Season ticket, a ticket entitling the holder to admission to lectures, &c., or to travel between certain places on a line of railway, for a certain specified period; The ticket, the correct thing. [Short for O. Fr. etiquet, a label, from Teut.; Ger. stecken, to stick.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. ticket

    An official warrant of discharge, so that a heavy penalty attaches to the loss of any of the blank ones in the captain's charge. It is always used in counterparts, which are ordered to be perfect duplicates of each other.

Editors Contribution

  1. ticket

    Authority for a specific service in a paperless form.

    Paperless tickets can be delivered via m-tickets and other forms.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 6, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ticket' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4566

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ticket' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2217

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ticket' in Nouns Frequency: #956

How to pronounce ticket?

  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ticket in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ticket in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of ticket in a Sentence

  1. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The devil is our spiritual police man. Unless you wish to do good, then you will be saved from getting a ticket or going to court.

  2. Martha Roby:

    The best thing for our country and our party is for Trump to step aside and allow a responsible, respectable Republican to lead the ticket, hillary Clinton must not be president. But withTrump leading the ticket, she will be.

  3. Donna Brazile:

    Clearly the vice president has always stated from the beginning that he wanted not just his campaign, but he wanted the ticket and his Cabinet to look like America.

  4. Louistine Hoskin:

    We just got to a point where we said we're just not going to have anyone over -- because they were fearful when they left they would get some ticket, and they didn't even live here.

  5. Hubert Tang:

    I scratched the ticket outside of the store. I told my friend who I was with that I didn't know if it was real but,' I think I just won a million dollars,'.

Images & Illustrations of ticket

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. soft-witted
    • B. contiguous
    • C. proprietary
    • D. ectomorphic

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