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Title vs. Ownership

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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

Ownershipnoun

The state of having complete legal control of something; possession; proprietorship.

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’;

Ownershipnoun

(business) Responsibility for something.

‘The successful candidate will take ownership of all internal design projects.’;

Titlenoun

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

Ownershipnoun

The state of being an owner; the right to own; exclusive right of possession; legal or just claim or title; proprietorship.

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Titlenoun

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

Ownershipnoun

the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others

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.’;

Ownershipnoun

the act of having and controlling property

Titlenoun

A publication.

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

Ownershipnoun

the state or fact of being an owner

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Titlenoun

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

Ownershipnoun

the act, state, or right of possessing something

‘the ownership of land’; ‘the rise in car ownership’;

Titlenoun

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

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

Ownership

Ownership is the state or fact of exclusive rights and control over property, which may be any asset, including an object, land or real estate, intellectual property, or until the nineteenth century, human beings. Ownership involves multiple rights, collectively referred to as title, which may be separated and held by different parties.

Titlenoun

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

Titlenoun

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

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Titlenoun

A division of an act of Congress or Parliament.

‘Title II of the USA PATRIOT Act’;

Titlenoun

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

Titleverb

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

Titlenoun

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

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.

Titlenoun

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

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.

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.’;

Titlenoun

A name; an appellation; a designation.

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.

Titlenoun

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

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."’;

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’;

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’;

Titlenoun

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

‘the novel had chapter titles’;

Titlenoun

the status of being a champion;

‘he held the title for two years’;

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’;

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’;

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’;

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’;

Titlenoun

an appellation signifying nobility;

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

Titlenoun

an informal right to something;

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

Titleverb

give a title to

Titleverb

designate by an identifying term;

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

Titlenoun

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

‘the author and title of the book’;

Titlenoun

a caption or credit in a film or broadcast

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

Titlenoun

a book, magazine, or newspaper considered as a publication

‘the company publishes 400 titles a year’;

Titlenoun

a name that describes someone's position or job

‘Leese assumed the title of director general’;

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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