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title

ti·tle

title

 
 
pronunciation:
taI tl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a name of a book, film, play, piece of music, or other work of art.
The book has a French title.
similar words:
headline, name
definition 2: a word used with or instead of a name to show a person's position, rank, or occupation.
His title is "Professor," not "Doctor."
similar words:
denomination
definition 3: a legal right to own something such as property or the document that proves it.
She has the title to this house.
synonyms:
ownership
similar words:
claim, deed, interest, right
definition 4: a sports championship.
Our school won the state basketball title.
synonyms:
championship
similar words:
crown, cup, prize, trophy
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: titled, titles, titling
definition: to give a title to.
She titled the story before sending it to press.
synonyms:
entitle, name
similar words:
call, christen, designate, tag
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