Definitions of title

  1. To entitle, or give a name to.
  2. To confer a title upon; give a name to; entitle.
  3. To name; to call; to entitle.
  4. 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"
  5. an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e. g. Mr. or General; " the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
  6. an appellation signifying nobility; "` your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"
  7. 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"
  8. ( 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"
  9. a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work; " the novel had chapter titles"
  10. designate by an identifying term; " They styled their nation ` The Confederate States'"
  11. An inscription put over or upon anything as a name by which it is known.
  12. 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.
  13. The panel for the name, between the bands of the back of a book.
  14. A section or division of a subject, as of a law, a book, specif. ( Roman & amp; Canon Laws), a chapter or division of a law book.
  15. An appellation of dignity, distinction, or preeminence ( hereditary or acquired), given to persons, as duke marquis, honorable, esquire, etc.
  16. A name; an appellation; a designation.
  17. 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.
  18. The instrument which is evidence of a right.
  19. That by which a beneficiary holds a benefice.
  20. A church to which a priest was ordained, and where he was to reside.
  21. To call by a title; to name; to entitle.
  22. Evidence of ownership of real estate.
  23. 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.
  24. The inscription or name of a book, poem, etc.; a heading; a name of dignity, rank, or distinction, as Your Honor, etc.; a claim or right; as, a title to respect; the legal right to property, especially real estate; as, a title to land; the paper giving such right.
  25. An inscription set over or at the beginning of a thing by which it is known: a name of distinction: that which gives a just right to possession: the writing that proves a right: ( B.) a sign.
  26. An inscription distinguishing anything; name of distinction; that which gives a right to possession.
  27. A claim, as to consideration; right, as to property.
  28. The inscription put over anything, specially one in the beginning of a book, containing the subject of the work; an appellation of dignity, distinction, or pre- minence; a name; an appellation; right; that which constitutes a just right to exclusive possession; the instrument which is evidence of a right; a title- deed; that by which a beneficiary holds a benefice.
  29. An inscription put over a thing as the name by which it is to be known; the inscription at the beginning of a book intimating the subject of the work, and usually the author's and publisher's names; a general head containing particulars; a name; an appellation; a name of honour or dignity; a claim of right; that which is the foundation of ownership; the written document that proves a right.
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