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Overview of noun title

The noun title has 10 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (26) title, statute title, rubric

(a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with; "Title 8 provided federal help for schools")

2. (8) title

(the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.; "he looked for books with the word `jazz' in the title"; "he refused to give titles to his paintings"; "I can never remember movie titles")

3. (3) title

(a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work; "the novel had chapter titles")

4. (2) championship, title

(the status of being a champion; "he held the title for two years")

5. (2) deed, deed of conveyance, title

(a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it; "he signed the deed"; "he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment")

6. (1) title, title of respect, form of address

(an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title")

7. (1) title, claim

(an established or recognized right; "a strong legal claim to the property"; "he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate"; "he staked his claim")

8. title

((usually plural) written material introduced into a movie or TV show to give credits or represent dialogue or explain an action; "the titles go by faster than I can read")

9. title

(an appellation signifying nobility; "`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king")

10. claim, title

(an informal right to something; "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame")


Overview of verb title

The verb title has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) entitle, title

(give a title to)

2. style, title

(designate by an identifying term; "They styled their nation `The Confederate States'")

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