Meaning & Definition of Title in English
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"
- 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"
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"
- deed of conveyance,
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"
- title of respect,
- form of address
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"
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"
1. Give a title to
2. Designate by an identifying term
- "They styled their nation `the confederate states'"