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Noun: caption  kap-shun
  1. Taking exception; especially a quibble based on a captious argument
    "a mere caption unworthy of a reply"
  2. Translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
    - subtitle
  3. Brief description accompanying an illustration
    - legend
  4. (Law) a heading on an official document giving information about it
Verb: caption  kap-shun
  1. Provide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing

Derived forms: captioned, captioning, captions

See also: closed-captioned

Type of: exception, furnish, interlingual rendition, offer, provide, render, rendering, supply, title, translation, version

Part of: film, flick [informal], illustration, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic [informal], picture, picture show

Encyclopedia: Caption