- IPA: /ˈtaɪtl̩/
title (plural titles)
- A prefix (honorific) or suffix (post-nominal) added to a person's name to signify either veneration, official position or a professional or academic qualification. See also Titles
- c. 1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Macbeth”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act I, scene ii]:
- Our bosom interest: go pronounce his present death
With his former title greet Macbeth.
- (legal) Legal right to ownership of a property; a deed or other certificate proving this.
- a good title to an estate, or an imperfect title
- In canon law, that by which a beneficiary holds a benefice.
- A church to which a priest was ordained, and where he was to reside.
- The name of a book, film, musical piece, painting, or other work of art.
- I know the singer's name, but not the title of the song.
- A publication.
- The retailer carries thousands of titles.
- Buyers of the new video game console can choose from three bundled titles.
- A section or division of a subject, as of a law or a book.
- (mostly, in the plural) A written title, credit, or caption shown with a film, video, or performance.
- The titles scrolled by too quickly to read.
- (bookbinding) The panel for the name, between the bands of the back of a book.
- The subject of a writing; a short phrase that summarizes the entire topic.
- A division of an act of law
- Title II of the USA PATRIOT Act
- (sports) The recognition given to the winner of a championship in sports.
- See also Thesaurus:title
title (titles, present participle titling; past and past participle titled)Translations
- Italian: intitolare