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Definition 1: brief description accompanying an illustration - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for caption in the sense of this definition

(caption is a kind of ...) a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work

"the novel had chapter titles"

(... is part of caption) artwork that helps make something clear or attractive

Definition 2: translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for caption in the sense of this definition

(caption is a kind of ...) a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language

(... is part of caption) a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

"they went to a movie every Saturday night" "the film was shot on location"

Definition 3: taking exception; especially a quibble based on a captious argument - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where caption or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a mere caption unworthy of a reply

(caption is a kind of ...) grounds for adverse criticism

"his authority is beyond exception"

Definition 4: provide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing - [verb of possession]

(caption is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

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