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TITLE noun

Definition of title (noun)

  1. a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
  2. 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. a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work
    • "the novel had chapter titles"
  4. the status of being a champion
  5. 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"
    • synonyms: deed, deed of conveyance
  6. an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'
  7. 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"
    • synonyms: claim
  8. (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. an appellation signifying nobility
    • "`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"
  10. an informal right to something
    • "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame"
    • synonyms: claim

TITLE verb

Definition of title (verb)

  1. give a title to
  2. designate by an identifying term
    • "They styled their nation `The Confederate States'"
    • synonyms: style
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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