- having a title, especially of nobility: the titled families of Europe.
Origin of titled
- the distinguishing name of a book, poem, picture, piece of music, or the like.
- a descriptive heading or caption, as of a chapter, section, or other part of a book.
- title page.
- a descriptive or distinctive appellation, especially one belonging to a person by right of rank, office, attainment, etc.: the title of Lord Mayor.
- Sports. the championship: He won the title three years in a row.
- an established or recognized right to something.
- a ground or basis for a claim.
- anything that provides a ground or basis for a claim.
- legal right to the possession of property, especially real property.
- the ground or evidence of such right.
- the instrument constituting evidence of such right.
- a unity combining all of the requisites to complete legal ownership.
- a division of a statute, lawbook, etc., especially one larger than an article or section.
- (in pleading) the designation of one's basis for judicial relief; the cause of action sued upon, as a contract or tort.
- a fixed sphere of work and source of income, required as a condition of ordination.
- any of certain Roman Catholic churches in Rome, the nominal incumbents of which are cardinals.
- Usually titles. Movies, Television.
- a subtitle in the viewer's own language: an Italian movie with English titles.
- any written matter inserted into the film or program, especially the list of actors, technicians, writers, etc., contributing to it; credits.
- of or relating to a title: the title story in a collection.
- that decides a title: a title bout.
- to furnish with a title; designate by an appellation; entitle.
Origin of title
Synonyms for titleSee more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Related Words for titledentitle, style, denominate, christen, term, label, call, baptize, dub, designate
Examples from the Web for titled
Contemporary Examples of titled
At some point during his busy schedule, Israel found the time to write a book, titled The Global War on Morris.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’
January 7, 2015
A second document was titled: “Gambia Reborn: A Charter for Transition from Dictatorship to Democracy and Development.”The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country
January 6, 2015
The cover story was titled “Kim Kardashian: The Art of Reality,” and written by M.I.A. BFF Lynn Hirschberg.That Time Kim Kardashian Freaked Out About Being Captured Nude on a Magazine Cover
November 13, 2014
The episode was titled “Cat and Mouse” and it follows in the pattern of classic Serlingesque plot twists.How a War-Weary Vet Created ‘The Twilight Zone’
November 13, 2014
In the final stretch of the campaign, Gotauco, the Healey volunteer, recorded a song she titled "Integrity in A-Minor."How to Run a Statewide Campaign on $38
November 12, 2014
Historical Examples of titled
Most wonderful of all, she is the only American girl who has ever refused a titled lover.The Bacillus of Beauty
Jess as you choose, Mahs William, but you's 'titled to yo' fif' all the same.Southern Lights and Shadows
"Titled Europeans don't marry American girls for love," said Edna.The Mystery of Murray Davenport
Robert Neilson Stephens
A decorated and titled son-in-law were a great honour devoutly to be wished.The Book of Khalid
Bismarck, of the Old Regime, stood by the landlords and the titled folk.Blood and Iron
John Hubert Greusel
- having a titlethe titled classes
- the distinctive name of a work of art, musical or literary composition, etc
- a descriptive name, caption, or heading of a section of a book, speech, etc
- See title page
- a name or epithet signifying rank, office, or function
- a formal designation, such as Mr, Mrs, or Miss
- an appellation designating nobility
- short for subtitle (def. 2)
- written material giving credits in a film or television programme
- sport a championship
- property law
- the legal right to possession of property, esp real property
- the basis of such right
- the documentary evidence of such righttitle deeds
- the heading or a division of a statute, book of law, etc
- the heading of a suit or action at law
- any customary or established right
- a claim based on such a right
- a definite spiritual charge or office in the church, without appointment to which a candidate for holy orders cannot lawfully be ordained
- RC Church a titular church
- (tr) to give a title to
Word Origin for title
c.1300, "inscription, heading," from Old French title (12c.), and in part from Old English titul, both from Latin titulus "inscription, heading," of unknown origin. Meaning "name of a book, play, etc." first recorded mid-14c. The sense of "name showing a person's rank" is first attested 1580s.
"to furnish with a title," late 14c., from title (n.). Related: Titled; titling.