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Title vs. Name

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Titlenoun

A prefix (honorific) or suffix (post-nominal) added to a person's name to signify either veneration, official position or a professional or academic qualification. See also :Category:Titles

Namenoun

Any of several types of true yam (Dioscorea) used in Caribbean Spanish cooking.

Titlenoun

(legal) Legal right to ownership of a property; a deed or other certificate proving this.

‘a good title to an estate, or an imperfect title’;

Namenoun

The title by which any person or thing is known or designated; a distinctive specific appellation, whether of an individual or a class.

‘Whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.’; ‘What's in a name? That which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet.’;

Titlenoun

In canon law, that by which a beneficiary holds a benefice.

Namenoun

A descriptive or qualifying appellation given to a person or thing, on account of a character or acts.

‘His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.’;

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Titlenoun

A church to which a priest was ordained, and where he was to reside.

Namenoun

Reputed character; reputation, good or bad; estimation; fame; especially, illustrious character or fame; honorable estimation; distinction.

‘What men of name resort to him?’; ‘Far above . . . every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come.’; ‘I will get me a name and honor in the kingdom.’; ‘He hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin.’; ‘The king's army . . . had left no good name behind.’;

Titlenoun

The name of a book, film, musical piece, painting, or other work of art.

‘I know the singer's name, but not the title of the song.’;

Namenoun

Those of a certain name; a race; a family.

‘The ministers of the republic, mortal enemies of his name, came every day to pay their feigned civilities.’;

Titlenoun

A publication.

‘The retailer carries thousands of titles.’; ‘Buyers of the new video game console can choose from three bundled titles.’;

Namenoun

A person, an individual.

‘They list with women each degenerate name.’;

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Titlenoun

A section or division of a subject, as of a law or a book.

Nameverb

To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call.

‘She named the child Ichabod.’; ‘Thus was the building leftRidiculous, and the work Confusion named.’;

Titlenoun

A written title, credit, or caption shown with a film, video, or performance.

‘The titles scrolled by too quickly to read.’;

Nameverb

To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to refer to by distinctive title; to mention.

‘None named thee but to praise.’; ‘Old Yew, which graspest at the stonesThat name the underlying dead.’;

Titlenoun

(bookbinding) The panel for the name, between the bands of the back of a book.

Nameverb

To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for the wedding; to name someone as ambassador.

‘Whom late you have named for consul.’;

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Titlenoun

The subject of a writing; a short phrase that summarizes the entire topic.

Nameverb

To designate (a member) by name, as the Speaker does by way of reprimand.

Titlenoun

A division of an act of Congress or Parliament.

‘Title II of the USA PATRIOT Act’;

Namenoun

a language unit by which a person or thing is known;

‘his name really is George Washington’; ‘those are two names for the same thing’;

Titlenoun

(sports) The recognition given to the winner of a championship in sports.

Namenoun

by the sanction or authority of;

‘halt in the name of the law’;

Titleverb

(transitive) To assign a title to; to entitle.

Namenoun

a person's reputation;

‘he wanted to protect his good name’;

Titlenoun

An inscription put over or upon anything as a name by which it is known.

Namenoun

a well-known or notable person;

‘they studied all the great names in the history of France’; ‘she is an important figure in modern music’;

Titlenoun

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.

Namenoun

family based on male descent;

‘he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name’;

Titlenoun

The panel for the name, between the bands of the back of a book.

Namenoun

a defamatory or abusive word or phrase;

‘sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me’;

Titlenoun

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.

Nameverb

assign a specified, proper name to;

‘They named their son David’; ‘The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader’;

Titlenoun

An appellation of dignity, distinction, or preëminence (hereditary or acquired), given to persons, as duke marquis, honorable, esquire, etc.

‘With his former title greet Macbeth.’;

Nameverb

give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property;

‘Many senators were named in connection with the scandal’; ‘The almanac identifies the auspicious months’;

Titlenoun

A name; an appellation; a designation.

Nameverb

charge with a function; charge to be;

‘She was named Head of the Committee’; ‘She was made president of the club’;

Titlenoun

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.

Nameverb

create and charge with a task or function;

‘nominate a committee’;

Titlenoun

A church to which a priest was ordained, and where he was to reside.

Nameverb

mention and identify by name;

‘name your accomplices!’;

Titleverb

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."’;

Nameverb

identify as in botany or biology, for example

Titlenoun

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’;

Nameverb

make reference to;

‘His name was mentioned in connection with the invention’;

Titlenoun

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’;

Nameverb

give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of;

‘List the states west of the Mississippi’;

Titlenoun

a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work;

‘the novel had chapter titles’;

Nameverb

determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis

Titlenoun

the status of being a champion;

‘he held the title for two years’;

Namenoun

a word or set of words by which a person or thing is known, addressed, or referred to

‘my name is John Parsons’; ‘Köln is the German name for Cologne’;

Titlenoun

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’;

Namenoun

a famous person

‘the big race will lure the top names’;

Titlenoun

an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. Mr. or General;

‘the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title’;

Namenoun

a reputation, especially a good one

‘the school has gained a name for excellence’;

Titlenoun

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’;

Namenoun

(in the UK) an insurance underwriter belonging to a Lloyd's syndicate.

Titlenoun

(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’;

Nameverb

give a name to

‘hundreds of diseases had not yet been isolated or named’; ‘she decided to name the child Edward’;

Titlenoun

an appellation signifying nobility;

‘`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king’;

Nameverb

identify correctly by name

‘the dead man has been named as John Mackintosh’;

Titlenoun

an informal right to something;

‘his claim on her attentions’; ‘his title to fame’;

Nameverb

give a particular title or epithet to

‘she was named as Student of the Year’;

Titleverb

give a title to

Nameverb

mention by name

‘the sea is as crystal clear as any spot in the Caribbean you might care to name’;

Titleverb

designate by an identifying term;

‘They styled their nation `The Confederate States'’;

Nameverb

appoint (someone) to a particular position or task

‘he was named to head a joint UN–OAS diplomatic effort’;

Titlenoun

the name of a book, composition, or other artistic work

‘the author and title of the book’;

Nameverb

(of the Speaker) mention (a Member of Parliament) by name as disobedient to the chair and thereby subject to a ban from the House.

Titlenoun

a caption or credit in a film or broadcast

‘Rumbelows will get exclusive sponsorship with opening and closing titles’;

Nameverb

specify (a sum, time, or place) as something desired, suggested, or decided on

‘the club have asked United to name their price for the striker’;

Titlenoun

a book, magazine, or newspaper considered as a publication

‘the company publishes 400 titles a year’;

Nameadjective

(of a person or product) having a well-known name

‘specialized name brands geared to niche markets’;

Titlenoun

a name that describes someone's position or job

‘Leese assumed the title of director general’;

Name

A name is a term used for identification by an external observer. They can identify a class or category of things, or a single thing, either uniquely, or within a given context.

Titlenoun

a word such as Lord or Dame that is used before someone's name, or a form that is used instead of someone's name, to indicate high social or official rank

‘he will inherit the title of Duke of Marlborough’;

Titlenoun

a word such as Mrs or Dr that is used before someone's name to indicate their profession or marital status

‘the title Professor is reserved for one or two members of a department’;

Titlenoun

a descriptive or distinctive name that is earned or chosen

‘the restaurant deserved the title of Best Restaurant of the Year’;

Titlenoun

the position of being the champion of a major sports competition

‘Davis won the world title for the first time in 1981’;

Titlenoun

a right or claim to the ownership of property or to a rank or throne

‘the buyer acquires a good title to the goods’; ‘a grocery family had title to the property’;

Titlenoun

(in church use) a fixed sphere of work and source of income as a condition for ordination.

Titlenoun

a parish church in Rome under a cardinal.

Titleverb

give a name to (a book, composition, or other work)

‘a report titled The Lost Land’;

Title

A title is one or more words used before or after a person's name, in certain contexts. It may signify either generation, an official position, or a professional or academic qualification.

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