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title

ti·tle

title

 
 
pronunciation:
taI tl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a name that identifies a book, film, play, piece of music, or work of art.
The book has a French title.
similar words:
appellation, headline, name
definition 2: a heading of a section of a book or other written work.
She read only the title of the first chapter.
synonyms:
heading, subheading
similar words:
banner, caption, headline, rubric
definition 3: a word used with or instead of a name to formally acknowledge a person's rank or position.
His title is "Professor," not "Doctor."
synonyms:
appellation, designation, honorific
similar words:
denomination, epithet, peerage
definition 4: a legal or established right to the possession of something such as property.
She inherited the house and therefore has the title to it.
synonyms:
demesne, domain, ownership, possession, proprietorship, tenure
similar words:
claim, deed, droit, interest, right
definition 5: in sports, a championship.
The local high school won the state basketball title.
synonyms:
championship
similar words:
crown, cup, prize, trophy
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: titled, titles, titling
definition: to give a title to.
She titled the book using a phrase from a well-known poem.
synonyms:
dub, entitle, name
similar words:
call, christen, denominate, designate, tag
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