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Definition of Title


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

title in Afrikaans is graad
title in Danish is titel
title in Dutch is betitelen, tituleren, titelen
title in German is Namen
title in Italian is titolo, titolo, titolo, nominale
title in Latin is lemma, titulus
title in Swedish is rubrik, titel