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. ticket(noun)

    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, ticket(noun)

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

  3. ticket(noun)

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

  4. slate, ticket(noun)

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

  5. ticket, just the ticket(verb)

    the appropriate or desirable thing

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

  6. ticket, fine(verb)

    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. ticket(verb)

    provide with a ticket for passage or admission

    "Ticketed passengers can board now"

Wiktionary

  1. ticket(Noun)

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

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

  2. ticket(Noun)

    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. ticket(Noun)

    A citation for a traffic violation.

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

  4. ticket(Noun)

    A permit to operate a machine on a construction site.

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

  5. ticket(Noun)

    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. ticket(Noun)

    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. ticket(Noun)

    A solution to a problem; something that is needed.

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

  8. ticket(Verb)

    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. Ticket(verb)

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

  9. Ticket(verb)

    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

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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. David Sirota:

    Will Democratic voters cast a vote for the Democratic ticket ? That's not really the question, the question is the extra-intangible, voter energy, where you are actively pushing your friends, neighbors and your family to vote for the ticket.

  2. Wu Jian:

    Ticket sales in China are estimated to reach 3 billion yuan, the success can be attributable to the nearly 20 Marvel movies over the past 11 years. From that, the Marvel franchise has built up and retained a lot of Chinese fans.

  3. Adam Ansari:

    He hadn't committed any crimes. He didn't even have a parking ticket, from everyone's accounts he is probably one of the most lovable guys you will ever meet. He is a loving husband and father. And he put a lot of work into his restaurant.

  4. Stacey Abrams:

    I would share your concern about not picking a woman of color, because women of color -- particularly Black women -- are the strongest part of the Democratic Party, Democratic Party, but that loyalty isn't simply how we vote, it's how we work, and if we want to signal that that work will continue, that we're going to reach not just to certain segments of our community, but to the entire country, then we need a ticket that reflects the diversity of America.

  5. SiriusXM:

    Keep in mind the tour cancelation could really be attributed to poor ticket sales and fan interest.

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