title


title
title [tīt′'l]
n.
[OFr < L titulus, inscription, label, title, sign]
1. the name of a book, chapter, poem, essay, picture, statue, piece of music, play, film, etc.
2.
a) short for TITLE PAGE
b) a literary work of a particular title [150 new titles in the publisher's fall catalog]
3. a descriptive name or appellation; epithet
4. an appellation given to a person or family as a sign of privilege, distinction, rank, or profession
5. a claim or right
6. in sports and other competition, a championship
7. Ch. of England a source of income or field of work required of a candidate for ordination
8. Film TV words shown on the screen that give credit to someone for work done, translate a segment of foreign dialogue, etc. usually used in pl.
9. Law
a) the name of a statute or act; also, the heading designating a legal proceeding
b) a division of a law book, statute, etc., usually larger than a section or article
c) a right to ownership, esp. of real estate
d) evidence of such right of ownership
e) a document stating such a right; deed
vt.
titled, titling
to give a title to; designate by a specified name, or title; entitle

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