- title [tīt′'l]n.[OFr < L titulus, inscription, label, title, sign]1. the name of a book, chapter, poem, essay, picture, statue, piece of music, play, film, etc.2.a) short for TITLE PAGEb) a literary work of a particular title [150 new titles in the publisher's fall catalog]3. a descriptive name or appellation; epithet4. an appellation given to a person or family as a sign of privilege, distinction, rank, or profession5. a claim or right6. in sports and other competition, a championship7. Ch. of England a source of income or field of work required of a candidate for ordination8. Film TV words shown on the screen that give credit to someone for work done, translate a segment of foreign dialogue, etc. usually used in pl.9. Lawa) the name of a statute or act; also, the heading designating a legal proceedingb) a division of a law book, statute, etc., usually larger than a section or articlec) a right to ownership, esp. of real estated) evidence of such right of ownershipe) a document stating such a right; deedvt.titled, titlingto give a title to; designate by a specified name, or title; entitle
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