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Definition 1: an established or recognized right - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • a strong legal claim to the property
  • he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate
  • he staked his claim

Synonyms for title in the sense of this definition

(title is a kind of ...) a right based in law

(... is a kind of title ) right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits)

"entitlements make up the major part of the federal budget"

Definition 2: an informal right to something - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • his claim on her attentions
  • his title to fame

Synonyms for title in the sense of this definition

(title is a kind of ...) an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

"they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights" "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people" "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"

Definition 3: the name of a work of art or literary composition etc. - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • 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

(title is a kind of ...) a language unit by which a person or thing is known

"his name really is George Washington" "those are two names for the same thing"

(... is a kind of title ) the title of a newspaper or magazine; usually printed on the front page and on the editorial page

(... is a kind of title ) a title or heading that is printed in red or in a special type

Definition 4: a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the novel had chapter titles

(title is a kind of ...) a heading of a subdivision of a text

(... is a kind of title ) an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work

"the credits were given at the end of the film"

(... is a kind of title ) brief description accompanying an illustration

(... is a kind of title ) secondary or explanatory title

Definition 5: an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General' - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title

Synonyms for title in the sense of this definition

(title is a kind of ...) identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

(... is a kind of title ) a form of address for a woman

(... is a kind of title ) a Hebrew title of respect for a Jewish scholar or teacher

(... is a kind of title ) a title of respect for a clergyman

(... is a kind of title ) a Spanish title or form of address for a man; similar to the English `Mr' or `sir'

(... is a kind of title ) a Spanish title or form of address for a married woman; similar to the English `Mrs' or `madam'

(... is a kind of title ) a Spanish title or form of address used to or of an unmarried girl or woman; similar to the English `Miss'

(... is a kind of title ) an Italian title or form of address for a married woman

(... is a kind of title ) an Italian title or form of address for an unmarried woman

(... is a kind of title ) a title of respect for various ecclesiastical officials (as cathedral deans and canons and others)

(... is a kind of title ) a form of address for a married woman

(... is a kind of title ) a form of address for a man

(... is a kind of title ) title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey)

(... is a kind of title ) a title that Leo X bestowed on Henry VIII and later withdrew; parliament restored the title and it has been used by English sovereigns ever since

(... is a kind of title ) a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename

"Don Roberto"

(... is a kind of title ) a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for a woman

"Dona Marguerita"

(... is a kind of title ) a German courtesy title or form of address for an adult woman

(... is a kind of title ) a German courtesy title or form of address for an unmarried woman

(... is a kind of title ) a Hebrew title of respect for a wise and highly educated man

(... is a kind of title ) a German courtesy title or form of address for a man

(... is a kind of title ) a form of address for an unmarried woman

(... is a kind of title ) `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military

Definition 6: an appellation signifying nobility - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • `your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king

(title is a kind of ...) identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

(... is a kind of title ) a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge

"Your Lordship" "His Lordship"

(... is a kind of title ) a title used to address any peeress except a duchess

"Your Ladyship" "Her Ladyship"

(... is a kind of title ) the title of a baron

(... is a kind of title ) the title of a viscount

Definition 7: a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • he signed the deed
  • he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment

Synonyms for title in the sense of this definition

(title is a kind of ...) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

(... is a kind of title ) a deed transferring personal property

(... is a kind of title ) a deed made and executed by only one party

(... is a kind of title ) under the feudal system, the deed by which a person was given land in exchange for a pledge of service

(... is a kind of title ) deed embodying a mortgage

(... is a kind of title ) a legal document proving a person's right to property

(title belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 8: a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • Title 8 provided federal help for schools

Synonyms for title in the sense of this definition

(title is a kind of ...) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about

"the heading seemed to have little to do with the text"

Definition 9: (usually plural) written material introduced into a movie or TV show to give credits or represent dialogue or explain an action - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the titles go by faster than I can read

(title is a kind of ...) the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)

"the writing in her novels is excellent" "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"

(title is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 10: the status of being a champion - [noun denoting state]

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

  • he held the title for two years

Synonyms for title in the sense of this definition

(title is a kind of ...) a position of superior status

(... is a kind of title ) (baseball) an unofficial title won by a batter who leads the league in hitting average, runs batted in, and home runs

(... is a kind of title ) (horse racing) a title won by a horse that can win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness

Definition 11: give a title to - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for title in the sense of this definition

(title is a kind of ...) assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

"They named their son David" "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"

(... is a kind of title ) declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles

"He was proclaimed King"

Definition 12: designate by an identifying term - [verb of communication]

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

  • They styled their nation `The Confederate States'

Synonyms for title in the sense of this definition

(title is a kind of ...) assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

"They named their son David" "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"

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