Noun: title tI-t(u)l
Verb: title tI-t(u)l
- 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"; "statute title 8 provided federal help for schools";
- statute title, rubric
- 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"
- A general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work
"the novel had chapter titles"
- The status of being a champion
"he held the title for two years";
- (law) a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it
"he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment";
- deed, deed of conveyance
- An identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. 'Mr.' or 'General'
"the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title";
- title of respect, form of address
- An established or recognized right
"he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate";
- (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"
- An appellation signifying nobility
"'your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"
- An informal right to something
"his title to fame";
- Give a title to
- Designate by an identifying term
"They titled their nation 'The Confederate States'";
Derived forms: titling, titles, titled
Type of: appellation, appellative, call, christen, denomination, designation, head, header, heading, high status, instrument, legal document, legal instrument, legal right, name, official document, piece of writing, right, subhead, subheading, writing, written material