title

[ tahyt-l ]
/ ˈtaɪt l /

noun

adjective

of or relating to a title: the title story in a collection.
that decides a title: a title bout.

verb (used with object), ti·tled, ti·tling.

to furnish with a title; designate by an appellation; entitle.

Origin of title

before 950; Middle English, variant of titel, Old English titul < Latin titulus superscription, title

SYNONYMS FOR title

14 denominate, term, call, style.

Related forms

mis·ti·tle, verb (used with object), mis·ti·tled, mis·ti·tling.non·ti·tle, adjectivere·ti·tle, verb (used with object), re·ti·tled, re·ti·tling.un·der·ti·tle, noun

Definition for title (2 of 2)

Title IX


noun

a clause in the 1972 Education Act stating that no one shall because of sex be denied the benefits of any educational program of activity that receives direct federal aid.
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British Dictionary definitions for title

title

/ (ˈtaɪtəl) /

noun

verb

(tr) to give a title to

Word Origin for title

C13: from Old French, from Latin titulus
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