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.

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Origin of title

First recorded before 950; Middle English, variant of titel,Old English titul, from Latin titulus “superscription, title”

synonym study for title

4. See name.

OTHER WORDS FROM title

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
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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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