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Meaning of TITLE

Pronunciation:  'tItl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an informal right to something; "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame"
  2. [n]  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. [n]  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. [n]  an appellation signifying nobility; "`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"
  5. [n]  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. [n]  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. [n]  (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. [n]  a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work; "the novel had chapter titles"
  9. [n]  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. [n]  the status of being a champion; "he held the title for two years"
  11. [v]  give a title to

TITLE is a 5 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: championship, claim, deed, deed of conveyance, entitle, statute title
 See Also: Aga, Agha, appellation, appellative, baronetcy, bill of sale, call, caption, credit, deed poll, denomination, designation, entitlement, head, header, heading, high status, instrument, Ladyship, legal document, legal instrument, legal right, legend, Lordship, mortgage deed, name, name, official document, own right, piece of writing, proclaim, Reverend, right, rubric, subhead, subheading, subtitle, title deed, triple crown, Very Reverend, viscountcy, writing, written material



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ti"tle\, n. [OF. title, F. titre, L. titulus an
    inscription, label, title, sign, token. Cf. {Tilde},
    {Titrate}, {Titular}.]
    1. An inscription put over or upon anything as a name by
       which it is known.
    2. The inscription in the beginning of a book, usually
       containing the subject of the work, the author's and
       publisher's names, the date, etc.
    3. (Bookbindng) The panel for the name, between the bands of
       the back of a book.
    4. A section or division of a subject, as of a law, a book,
       specif. (Roman & Canon Laws), a chapter or division of a
       law book.
    5. An appellation of dignity, distinction, or pre["e]minence
       (hereditary or acquired), given to persons, as duke
       marquis, honorable, esquire, etc.
             With his former title greet Macbeth.  --Shak.
    6. A name; an appellation; a designation.
    7. (Law)
       (a) That which constitutes a just cause of exclusive
           possession; that which is the foundation of ownership
           of property, real or personal; a right; as, a good
           title to an estate, or an imperfect title.
       (b) The instrument which is evidence of a right.
       (c) (Canon Law) That by which a beneficiary holds a
    8. (Anc. Church Records) A church to which a priest was
       ordained, and where he was to reside.
    {Title deeds} (Law), the muniments or evidences of ownership;
       as, the title deeds to an estate.
    Syn: Epithet; name; appellation; denomination. See {epithet},
         and {Name}.
  2. \Ti"tle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Titled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Titling}.] [Cf. L. titulare, F. titrer. See {Title}, n.]
    To call by a title; to name; to entitle.
          Hadrian, having quieted the island, took it for honor
          to be titled on his coin, ``The Restorer of Britain.''
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: Legal ownership of property, usually real property or automobiles.