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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun title:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb title:

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The word title is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun title

What does title mean as a name of something?

Title is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: titles

  1. a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
    • example: Title 8 provided federal help for schools
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of title: rubric / statute title
    • more generic words: head / header / heading = a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
  2. the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.
    • examples: 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
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic word: name = a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • more specific words:
      • masthead = the title of a newspaper or magazine
      • rubric = a title or heading that is printed in red or in a special type
  3. a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work
    • example: the novel had chapter titles
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic words: subhead / subheading = a heading of a subdivision of a text
    • more specific words:
      • credit = an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work
      • caption / legend = brief description accompanying an illustration
      • subtitle = secondary or explanatory title
  4. the status of being a champion
    • example: he held the title for two years
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of title: championship
    • more generic term: high status = a position of superior status
    • more specific terms:
      • triple crown = an unofficial title won by a batter who leads the league in hitting average, runs batted in, and home runs
      • triple crown = a title won by a horse that can win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness
  5. a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it
  6. an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'
    • example: the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of title: form of address / title of respect
    • more generic words: appellation / appellative / denomination / designation = identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
    • more specific terms:
      • Agha / Aga = title for a civil or military leader
      • Defender of the Faith = a title that Leo X bestowed on Henry VIII and later withdrew
      • Don = a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename
      • Dona = a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for a woman
      • Frau = a German courtesy title or form of address for an adult woman
      • Fraulein = a German courtesy title or form of address for an unmarried woman
      • Hakham = a Hebrew title of respect for a wise and highly educated man
      • Herr = a German courtesy title or form of address for a man
      • Miss = a form of address for an unmarried woman
      • Mister / Mr. / Mr = a form of address for a man
      • Mrs. / Mrs = a form of address for a married woman
      • Ms. / Ms = a form of address for a woman
      • Rabbi = a Hebrew title of respect for a Jewish scholar or teacher
      • Reverend = a title of respect for a clergyman
      • Senor = a Spanish title or form of address for a man
      • Senora = a Spanish title or form of address for a married woman
      • Senorita = a Spanish title or form of address used to or of an unmarried girl or woman
      • Signora = an Italian title or form of address for a married woman
      • Signorina = an Italian title or form of address for an unmarried woman
      • Very Reverend = a title of respect for various ecclesiastical officials
      • Father / Padre = `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches
  7. an established or recognized right
    • example: he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of title: claim
    • more generic term: legal right = a right based in law
    • more specific word: entitlement = right granted by law or contract
  8. (usually plural) written material introduced into a movie or TV show to give credits or represent dialogue or explain an action
  9. an appellation signifying nobility
    • example: `your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic words: appellation / appellative / denomination / designation = identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
    • more specific words:
      • Lordship = a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge
      • Ladyship = a title used to address any peeress except a duchess
      • baronetcy = the title of a baron
      • viscountcy = the title of a viscount
  10. an informal right to something
    • example: his title to fame
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of title: claim
    • more generic word: right = an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

Alternative definition of the noun title

noun

  1. A prefix or suffix added to a person's name to signify either veneration, official position or a professional or academic qualification. See also :Category:Titles
  2. [legal] Legal right to ownership of a property; a deed or other certificate proving this.
  3. The name of a book, film, musical piece, painting, or other work of art.
  4. A publication.
  5. A written title, credit, or caption shown with a film, video, or performance (usually titles pl).
  6. The subject of a writing; a short phrase that summarizes the entire topic.
  7. A division of an act of Congress or Parliament (e.g. Title II of the USA PATRIOT Act)

Specialised definition of the noun title

Glossary of finance / mortgage

A title gives ownership rights to individuals and businesses and the right to possession of an intangible or tangible asset.

Glossary of sports

the status of champion in a sport or competition (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Definition of the verb title

What does title mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: titled | titling | titles

  1. give a title to
    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • synonym of title: entitle
    • more generic terms: be known as / call / know as / name = assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
    • more specific word: proclaim = declare formally; declare someone to be something
  2. designate by an identifying term

Alternative definition of the verb title

verb

  1. The act of assigning someone or something a title.

Phrases with Title

Phrases starting with the word Title:

  1. title bar
  2. Title Case
  3. title deed
  4. title page
  5. title role
  6. Title Track
  7. Title Defect
  8. Title Policy
  9. title-holder

Phrases ending with the word Title:

  1. Job Title
  2. half title
  3. Half-Title
  4. Clear title
  5. Short title
  6. Strata title
  7. bastard title
  8. running title
  9. statute title
  10. Torrens Title
  11. Working title

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Title

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Google previewIn Mendel's Mirror (2003)

Philosophical Reflections on Biology by Philip Kitcher

The book's title refers to Gregor Mendel, an Augustinian monk who was one of the first scientists to develop a theory of heredity.

Google previewCultural Law (2010)

International, Comparative, and Indigenous by James A. R. Nafziger, Robert Kirkwood Paterson, Alison Dundes Renteln

General Features 112 The starting point of the Canadian jurisprudence on aboriginal title is the Privy Council's decision in St. Catherine's...

Google previewResearch Proposals (2012)

A Practical Guide by Martyn Denscombe

The title is the headline-selling feature of any proposal and its importance is hard to overstate. It is the most prominent and...

good title is that it should be straightforward and presented in a way that can be easily understood. When it comes to ...

Google previewThe Heritage Strategy Planning Handbook (1997)

by Marc Denhez

The full title is the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, The Hague, 1954. These conventions and related documents are reproduced in Conventions and Recommendations of UNES C 0 Concerning ...

Google previewMy Google Chromebook (2013)

by Michael Miller

The title is a clickable link; click it to view the linked-to page. • URL—This is the full web address of the...

Page excerpt—Below the page title is an excerpt from the associated web page. This may be the first few sentences of text on the page, ...

Google previewProlegomena to a Critical Grammar (2012)

by Josef Schächter

TITLES (1) A title is a fragmentary sentence to be completed according to its position insofar as the language contains a...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Real Estate Business Terms (2013)

by William E. (Bill) Roark, William R. (Ryan) Roark

TITLE The document that proves ownership of property ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Australian Aborigines (2010)

by Mitchell Rolls, Murray Johnson

See also GOVE LAND RIGHTS CASE; LAND OWNERSHIP; LAND RIGHTS; NATIONAL NATIVE TITLE TRIBUNAL (NNTT); NATIVE TITLE; TERRA NULLIUS; WIK DECISION. MABO DECISION. This is a decision of the High Court of Australia ...

Google previewThe Law-dictionary (1797)

Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the English Law, in Theory and Practice; Defining and Interpreting the Terms Or Words of Art; and Comprising Copious Information, Historical, Political, and Commercial, on the Subjects of Our Law, Trade, and Government by Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins

See title Clerk of the Peace. The Custos rotulorum, two justices of the peace, and the clerk of the peace, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language. The 3. Ed. (etc.) (1791)

by [Anonymus AC09811514]

Tma'rius, a title of Jupiter. Tri'ton, Neptune's trumpeter. Trito'nia, a name of Minerva. Troilus, the son of Priam and Hecuba. Troy, a city of Phrygia, and the richest in the world, destroyed by Hercules, and then by the Greeks, after a fiege of ten ...

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A very touching Tzu Chi sign language video with English captions. The music is beautiful and calming. The sign language performance is so graceful and ...

Quotes about Title

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Scrabble value of T1I1T1L1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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