- 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.
- 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.
verb (used with object), ti·tled, ti·tling.
- titius-bode law,
- title catalog,
- title deed,
- title entry,
- title insurance,
- title ix
Origin of title
Examples from the Web for titling
Former president Jimmy Carter came under fire in 2007 for titling his book on Middle East peace Palestine: Peace or Apartheid.Exclusive: Kerry Warns Israel Could Become ‘An Apartheid State’|Josh Rogin|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the titling is part of that, of the craziness of this whole enterprise.The Writer and the Potter: Edmund De Waal on his New York Debut|Iain Millar|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Where subjects have not been recorded at all, the variation in titling has been greater.John Baptist Jackson|Jacob Kainen
- short for subtitle (def. 2)
- written material giving credits in a film or television programme
- 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