title Definition

  • 1the name of a book, composition, or other artistic work
  • 2a word or phrase that describes someone's position or status

Using title: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "title" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The title of the book is 'To Kill a Mockingbird'.

  • Example

    She holds the title of CEO in the company.

  • Example

    He won the championship title last year.

  • Example

    The article was published under the title 'The Future of Technology'.

title Synonyms and Antonyms

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Idioms Using title

  • to have the legal right or ownership of something


    He has a title to the land according to the property deed.

  • to compete in a sports event in order to win a championship title


    The athlete trained hard to fight for the title in the upcoming tournament.

  • to award someone with a formal designation or rank


    The Queen gave him the title of Sir for his contributions to the arts.

Phrases with title

  • a boxing match in which the winner will receive a championship title


    The title fight between the two boxers was highly anticipated.

  • the page at the beginning of a book that displays the title and author's name


    The title page of the novel had an elegant design.

  • the song on an album that shares the same name as the album itself


    The title track of the album became very popular among fans.

Origins of title

from Old English 'titul', meaning 'inscription, heading'


Summary: title in Brief

The term 'title' [ˈtaɪtl] refers to the name of a book, composition, or other artistic work, as well as a word or phrase that describes someone's position or status. It can be used to describe a person's job title, such as 'CEO,' or a championship title, such as 'champion.' 'Title' also appears in idioms like 'to have a title to something,' meaning legal ownership, and 'to give someone a title,' meaning to award a formal designation.

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