verb (used with object)
Origin of ticket
Related formstick·et·less, adjectivere·tick·et, verb (used with object)un·tick·et·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for ticket
Farrell issued a ticket to an 18-year-old shipyard worker for speeding and an improper exhaust mechanism, according to the TP.
One area that would immediately benefit is revenue from ticket sales.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is|Jesse Lawrence|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Everything you need to know about the U.S.-Cuba thaw, from the details of the deal to when you can book your ticket to Havana.
On Oct. 7, I bought my ticket to Kiev 45 minutes before my flight.
According to a ticket seller who spoke to The Guardian, the site still receives only 10 visitors a day, on average.
When I sell a ticket to Shoshone, I'm the ticket agent, and nothing else.Good Indian|B. M. Bower
It is wrong to raffle, anyway, says the chief of police, so it will serve them quite right—I shall not take a ticket.Sweethearts at Home|S. R. Crockett
No candidate on this ticket has ever sought or held a political office or job.'The System,' as uncovered by the San Francisco Graft Prosecution|Franklin Hichborn
He did not buy his ticket from the agent; the conductor would supply him, and when the long train rolled in he got aboard.Northwest!|Harold Bindloss
A long-haired Hindu bairagi (holy man), who had just bought a ticket, halted before him at that moment and stared intently.Kim|Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for ticket
- a piece of paper, cardboard, etc, showing that the holder is entitled to certain rights, such as travel on a train or bus, entry to a place of public entertainment, etc
- (modifier) concerned with or relating to the issue, sale, or checking of ticketsa ticket office; ticket collector
verb -ets, -eting or -eted (tr)
Derived Formsticketing, noun
Word Origin for ticket
Idioms and Phrases with ticket
see just the ticket; meal ticket; split ticket; straight ticket; write one's own ticket.