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Title vs. Tittle

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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

Tittlenoun

A small, insignificant amount (of something); a modicum or speck.

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’;

Tittlenoun

(typography) Any small dot, stroke, or diacritical mark, especially if part of a letter, or if a letter-like abbreviation; in particular, the dots over the Latin letters i and j.

Titlenoun

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

Tittlenoun

A particle; a minute part; a jot; an iota.

‘It is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.’; ‘Every tittle of this prophecy is most exactly verified.’;

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Titlenoun

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

Tittlenoun

a tiny or scarcely detectable amount

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.’;

Tittlenoun

a tiny amount or part of something

‘the rules have not been altered one jot or tittle since’;

Titlenoun

A publication.

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

Tittlenoun

a small written or printed stroke or dot, indicating omitted letters in a word.

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Titlenoun

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

Tittle

A tittle or superscript dot is a small distinguishing mark, such as a diacritic in the form of a dot on a lowercase i or j. The tittle is an integral part of the glyph of i and j, but diacritic dots can appear over other letters in various languages.

Titlenoun

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

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

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.

Titlenoun

A division of an act of Congress or Parliament.

‘Title II of the USA PATRIOT Act’;

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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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