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  Definition of title
  1. an informal right to something; "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame"
  2. 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"
  3. an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. Mr. or General; "the professor didn''t like his friends to use his formal title"
  4. an appellation signifying nobility; "`your majesty'' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"
  5. 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"
  6. 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"
  7. (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"
  8. a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work; "the novel had chapter titles"
  9. 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"
  10. the status of being a champion; "he held the title for two years"
  11. designate by an identifying term; "They styled their nation `The Confederate States''"
  12. give a title to
Similar Words: claim, title of respect, statute title, rubric, deed, deed of conveyance, championship, style, entitle

 

Hyponyms: own right, entitlement, Aga, Agha, Defender of the Faith, Hakham, Rabbi, Reverend, Very Reverend, Lordship, Ladyship, baronetcy, viscountcy, masthead, rubric, credit, caption, legend, subtitle, bill of sale, deed poll, enfeoffment, mortgage deed, title deed, triple crown, proclaim

 

Derivational Morphology: claim, take, entitle, style

 

Anagrams: elite

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: عنوان   Chinese: 標題  
Dutch: titel   Esperanto: titolo  
Finnish: arvonimi and nimi   French: titre  
German: Titel   Greek: τίτλος  
Hebrew: כותר and תואר   Hungarian: cím  
Italian: titolo   Japanese: 称号 and 標題  
Korean: 칭호   Portuguese: título  
Russian: заглавие   Spanish: título  
Swedish: titel  
 
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