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'"
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. A Pantheon of royal ciphers. 2. Anything superimposed on a superfluity.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'title' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1000
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'title' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3073
Rank popularity for the word 'title' in Nouns Frequency: #374
The numerical value of title in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of title in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.
A good title is the title of a successful book.
It’s my first 400 title, it's a huge blessing.
Alice for short. A diochronism. (Title of novel)
The longer the title, the less important the job.
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Translations for title
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- لقب, عنوانArabic
- títolCatalan, Valencian
- název, titulCzech
- Titel, Eigentumsrecht, EigentumsnachweisGerman
- κυριότητα, τίτλος κυριότητας, τίτλοςGreek
- titolo, titoliEsperanto
- título, título, tutelaSpanish
- تیتر, لقب, عنوانPersian
- otsikko, aihe, arvonimi, luovutuskirja, nimi, nimike, omistusoikeus, kauppakirjaFinnish
- titre, intituléFrench
- còir, tiotalScottish Gaelic
- תואר כבוד, תואר, כותרHebrew
- cím, titulusHungarian
- կոչում, տիտղոսArmenian
- titolo, intitolareItalian
- 標題, タイトル, 所有権, 所有証, 資格証, 書名, 称号, 肩書きJapanese
- 칭호, 제목, 표제Korean
- titulus, nomenLatin
- eigendomscertificaat, titel, eigendomsrecht, eigendomsbewijsDutch
- tittelNorwegian Nynorsk
- заголовок, заглавие, право собственности, название, титул, званиеRussian
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