Title Definition

Define what is Title?

1. statute title, title, rubric (noun)

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

  • Title 8 provided federal help for schools.
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header, heading, head noun
a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about.

2. title, entitle (verb)

give a title to.

    Synonyms: entitle
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    Call, name verb
    assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to.

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    proclaim verb
    declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles.

    3. style, title (verb)

    designate by an identifying term.

    • They styled their nation `The Confederate States'.
    Synonyms: style
    Hypernyms

    Call, name verb
    assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to.

    4. title (noun)

    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.
    Hypernyms

    name noun
    a language unit by which a person or thing is known.

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    masthead noun
    the title of a newspaper or magazine; usually printed on the front page and on the editorial page.

    rubric noun
    a title or heading that is printed in red or in a special type.

    5. title (noun)

    a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work.

    • the novel had chapter titles.
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    subhead, subheading noun
    a heading of a subdivision of a text.

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    credit noun
    an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work.

    legend, caption noun
    brief description accompanying an illustration.

    subtitle noun
    secondary or explanatory title.

    6. championship, title (noun)

    the status of being a champion.

    • he held the title for two years.
    Synonyms: championship
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    high status noun
    a position of superior status.

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    triple crown noun
    (baseball) an unofficial title won by a batter who leads the league in hitting average, runs batted in, and home runs.

    triple crown noun
    (horse racing) a title won by a horse that can win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness.

    7. deed, deed of conveyance, title (noun)

    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.
    Hypernyms

    legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument noun
    (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right.

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    bill of sale noun
    a deed transferring personal property.

    deed poll noun
    a deed made and executed by only one party.

    enfeoffment noun
    under the feudal system, the deed by which a person was given land in exchange for a pledge of service.

    mortgage deed noun
    deed embodying a mortgage.

    title deed noun
    a legal document proving a person's right to property.

    8. form of address, title of respect, title (noun)

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

    • the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title.
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    appellation, appellative, designation, denomination noun
    identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others.

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    Aga, Agha noun
    title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).

    Defender of the Faith noun
    a title that Leo X bestowed on Henry VIII and later withdrew; parliament restored the title and it has been used by English sovereigns ever since.

    Don noun
    a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename.

    Dona noun
    a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for a woman.

    Frau noun
    a German courtesy title or form of address for an adult woman.

    Fraulein noun
    a German courtesy title or form of address for an unmarried woman.

    Hakham noun
    a Hebrew title of respect for a wise and highly educated man.

    Herr noun
    a German courtesy title or form of address for a man.

    Miss noun
    a form of address for an unmarried woman.

    Mister, Mr, Mr. noun
    a form of address for a man.

    Mrs, Mrs. noun
    a form of address for a married woman.

    Ms., MS noun
    a form of address for a woman.

    Rabbi noun
    a Hebrew title of respect for a Jewish scholar or teacher.

    Reverend noun
    a title of respect for a clergyman.

    Senor noun
    a Spanish title or form of address for a man; similar to the English `Mr' or `sir'.

    Senora noun
    a Spanish title or form of address for a married woman; similar to the English `Mrs' or `madam'.

    Senorita noun
    a Spanish title or form of address used to or of an unmarried girl or woman; similar to the English `Miss'.

    Signora noun
    an Italian title or form of address for a married woman.

    Signorina noun
    an Italian title or form of address for an unmarried woman.

    Very Reverend noun
    a title of respect for various ecclesiastical officials (as cathedral deans and canons and others).

    Padre, Father noun
    `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military.

    9. claim, title (noun)

    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
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    legal right noun
    a right based in law.

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    own right noun
    by title vested in yourself or by virtue of qualifications that you have achieved.

    entitlement noun
    right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits).

    10. title (noun)

    (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.
    Hypernyms

    piece of writing, written material, writing noun
    the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect).

    11. title (noun)

    an appellation signifying nobility.

    • `your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king.
    Hypernyms

    appellation, appellative, designation, denomination noun
    identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others.

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    Lordship noun
    a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge.

    Ladyship noun
    a title used to address any peeress except a duchess.

    baronetcy noun
    the title of a baron.

    viscountcy noun
    the title of a viscount.

    12. claim, title (noun)

    an informal right to something.

    • his claim on her attentions.
    • his title to fame.
    Synonyms: claim
    Hypernyms

    right noun
    an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature.

    Nearby Terms

    title bar (noun)
    (computer science) a horizontal label at the top of a window, bearing the name of the currently active document

    title deed (noun)
    a legal document proving a person's right to property

    title of respect (noun)
    an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'

    title page (noun)
    a page of a book displaying the title and author and publisher

    title role (noun)
    the role of the character after whom the play is named

    title-holder (noun)
    someone who has won first place in a competition

    titled (adjective satellite)
    belonging to the peerage

    titmouse (noun)
    small insectivorous birds

    Tito (noun)
    Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)

    titrate (verb)
    measure by (the volume or concentration of solutions) by titration

    titration (noun)
    a measured amount of a solution of unknown concentration is added to a known volume of a second solution until the reaction between them is just complete; the concentration of the unknown solution (the titer) can then be calculated

    titrator (noun)
    an apparatus for performing a titration

    titre (noun)
    the concentration of a solution as determined by titration

    titter (noun)
    a nervous restrained laugh

    titterer (noun)
    a person who laughs nervously