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ticket

tick·et

ticket

 
 
pronunciation:
tI kiht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small, usu. narrow slip of thin cardboard or paper, serving as evidence of prepayment of the fare, fee, or admission price of some event, service, or the like.
 
similar words:
carriage, pass, receipt, season ticket, slip, stub, voucher
definition 2: a similar object with which one can redeem some possession, as at a pawn shop or dry-cleaning establishment, upon payment of the required amount.
similar words:
receipt, slip, stamp, voucher
definition 3: a label or tag, usu. attached, bearing information as to contents, price, or destination, as of a package, shipment, or garment.
synonyms:
label, tag
similar words:
card, docket, slip, sticker
definition 4: a list of candidates endorsed by one group or political party; slate.
synonyms:
ballot
similar words:
roster, slate
definition 5: a legal summons, as for a traffic or parking violation.
synonyms:
citation
similar words:
summons
definition 6: a license or other certificate, as of a pilot or ship's captain.
synonyms:
license, permit
similar words:
certificate, credential
definition 7: (informal) the appropriate or necessary thing or action.
Hot soup is just the ticket on a freezing day.
similar words:
thing
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ticketed, ticketing, tickets
definition 1: to issue a ticket to, as for admission or as a legal summons.
similar words:
summon
definition 2: to put a ticket on; tag or label.
synonyms:
label, tag
similar words:
docket, mark, stamp
definition 3: to note a destination or destiny for, as though written on a ticket.
She is ticketed to become the next president.
similar words:
destine, label, slate, tag
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