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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ti·tle /ˈtaɪtḷ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ti·tle n.
 1. An inscription put over or upon anything as a name by which it is known.
 2. The inscription in the beginning of a book, usually containing the subject of the work, the author's and publisher's names, the date, etc.
 3. Bookbindng The panel for the name, between the bands of the back of a book.
 4. A section or division of a subject, as of a law, a book, specif. Roman & Canon Laws, a chapter or division of a law book.
 5. An appellation of dignity, distinction, or preeminence (hereditary or acquired), given to persons, as duke marquis, honorable, esquire, etc.
    With his former title greet Macbeth.   --Shak.
 6. A name; an appellation; a designation.
 7. Law (a) That which constitutes a just cause of exclusive possession; that which is the foundation of ownership of property, real or personal; a right; as, a good title to an estate, or an imperfect title. (b) The instrument which is evidence of a right. (c) Canon Law That by which a beneficiary holds a benefice.
 8. Anc. Church Records A church to which a priest was ordained, and where he was to reside.
 Title deeds Law, the muniments or evidences of ownership; as, the title deeds to an estate.
 Syn: -- Epithet; name; appellation; denomination. See epithet, and Name.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ti·tle v. t. [imp. & p. p. Titled p. pr. & vb. n. Titling ]  To call by a title; to name; to entitle.
    Hadrian, having quieted the island, took it for honor to be titled on his coin, =\“The Restorer of Britain.”\=   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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" [syn: statute title,
      2: 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: a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written
         work; "the novel had chapter titles"
      4: the status of being a champion; "he held the title for two
         years" [syn: championship]
      5: 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" [syn: deed, deed of
      6: an identifying appellation signifying status or function:
         e.g. Mr. or General; "the professor didn't like his
         friends to use his formal title" [syn: title of respect]
      7: 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" [syn: claim]
      8: (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: an appellation signifying nobility; "`your majesty' is the
         appropriate title to use in addressing a king"
      10: an informal right to something; "his claim on her
          attentions"; "his title to fame" [syn: claim]
      v 1: give a title to [syn: entitle]
      2: designate by an identifying term; "They styled their nation
         `The Confederate States'" [syn: style]