Definitions for title

Definitions for (noun) title

Main entry: claim, title

Definition: an informal right to something

Usage: his claim on her attentions; his title to fame

Main entry: claim, title

Definition: an established or recognized right

Usage: a strong legal claim to the property; he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate; he staked his claim

Main entry: form of address, title, title of respect

Definition: an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'

Usage: the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title

Main entry: title

Definition: an appellation signifying nobility

Usage: `your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king

Main entry: title

Definition: the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.

Usage: 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

Main entry: title, statute title, rubric

Definition: a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with

Usage: Title 8 provided federal help for schools

Main entry: title

Definition: (usually plural) written material introduced into a movie or TV show to give credits or represent dialogue or explain an action

Usage: the titles go by faster than I can read

Main entry: title

Definition: a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work

Usage: the novel had chapter titles

Main entry: title, deed, deed of conveyance

Definition: a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it

Usage: he signed the deed; he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment

Main entry: title, championship

Definition: the status of being a champion

Usage: he held the title for two years

Definitions for (verb) title

Main entry: title, style

Definition: designate by an identifying term

Usage: They styled their nation `The Confederate States'

Main entry: entitle, title

Definition: give a title to

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