Definitions for titular
ˈtɪtʃ ə lər, ˈtɪt yə-tit·u·lar
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word titular.
of or relating to a legal title to something
of or bearing a title signifying status or function
"of titular rank"
of or pertaining to the title of a work of art
"performed well in the titular (or title) role"; "the titular theme of the book"
of or associated with or bearing a title signifying nobility
existing in name only
"the nominal (or titular) head of his party"
One who holds a title.
Of, relating to, being, derived from, or having a title.
Existing in name only; nominal.
Named or referred to in the title.
Etymology: From titulus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Nominal; having or conferring only the title.
Etymology: titulaire, Fr. from titulus, Lat.
They would deliver up the kingdom to the king of England to shadow their rebellion, and to be titular and painted head of those arms. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.
Thrones, virtues, powers,
If these magnifick titles yet remain,
Not merely titular. John Milton.
Both Valerius and Austin were titular bishops. John Ayliffe.
Titular refers to holding or constituting a purely formal position or title without any real authority. It can also refer to someone or something holding the title or name of a position without embodying its fundamental characteristics or duties. Furthermore, it can denote a character in literature, film, or theater whose name appears in the title of the work.
existing in title or name only; nominal; having the title to an office or dignity without discharging its appropriate duties; as, a titular prince
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tit′ū-lar, adj. existing in name or title only: nominal: having the title without the duties of an office.—n. one who enjoys the bare title of an office, without the actual possession of that office: a person invested with a title in virtue of which he holds a benefice, whether he performs its duties or not.—n. Titular′ity.—adv. Tit′ularly.—adj. Tit′ulary, consisting in, or pertaining to, a title.—n. one having the title of an office whether he performs its duties or not.—Titular bishop, in R.C. usage, a bishop without a diocese, taking his title from a place where there is no longer a bishop's see, as in the countries once conquered by Crusaders in the East—before 1882 called 'bishop in partibus infidelium;' Titular church, one of the parish churches of Rome supplying a title to cardinal-priests; Titular of a church, that from which a church takes its special name—distinguished from a patron, who must be a canonised person or an angel; Titulars of the tithes, laymen invested with church lands after the Reformation in Scotland.
The numerical value of titular in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of titular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
The President is the titular head of the party, the President bears responsibility for these races as much as anybody. I think it's important that The President tell The President supporters that.
For some reason still unbeknownst to me they didn't think that was a good idea and they did fire me, in the last few weeks, it blindsided me; I had no idea that an executive committee could fire a founder and the titular leader of the company.
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- नाममात्र काHindi
- номинален, насловенMacedonian
- titelvoerder, nominaal, titulair, titeldragerDutch
- danh từVietnamese
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