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Definition of title:

  1. A church to which a priest was ordained, and where he was to reside.
  2. A name; an appellation; a designation.
  3. 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.
  4. An appellation of dignity, distinction, or preeminence ( hereditary or acquired), given to persons, as duke marquis, honorable, esquire, etc.
  5. An inscription put over or upon anything as a name by which it is known.
  6. That by which a beneficiary holds a benefice.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. The instrument which is evidence of a right.
  10. The panel for the name, between the bands of the back of a book.
  11. To call by a title; to name; to entitle.

Synonyms:

gloss, backup, volume, stake, style, ownership, order, interest, pretension, inscription, nickname, deed, specific, form of address, backing, denomination, ribbon, work, title of respect, heading, proprietorship, prenomen, indication, headline, championship, cup, coat of arms, trophy, emblem, request, degree, cognomen, entitle, owned, part, opus, caption, publication, human activity, appellative, patronage, pretense, denominate, gentle, due, medal, act, words, rubric, claim, baptize, deed of conveyance, sign, ennoble, dominion, statute title, dub, handle, human action, portion, agnomen, dibs.

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