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      n  
1    the distinctive name of a work of art, musical or literary composition, etc.  
2    a descriptive name, caption, or heading of a section of a book, speech, etc.  
3       See       title page  
4    a name or epithet signifying rank, office, or function  
5    a formal designation, such as Mr, Mrs, or Miss  
6    an appellation designating nobility  
7      (Films)  
a       short for       subtitle       2  
b    written material giving credits in a film or television programme  
8      (Sport)   a championship  
9      (Property law)  
a    the legal right to possession of property, esp. real property  
b    the basis of such right  
c    the documentary evidence of such right  
title deeds     
10      (Law)  
a    the heading or a division of a statute, book of law, etc.  
b    the heading of a suit or action at law  
11   
a    any customary or established right  
b    a claim based on such a right  
12    a definite spiritual charge or office in the church, without appointment to which a candidate for holy orders cannot lawfully be ordained  
13      (R.C. Church)   a titular church  
      vb  
14    tr   to give a title to  
     (C13: from Old French, from Latin titulus)  


abstract of title  
      n     (Property law)   a summary of the ownership of land, showing the original grant, conveyances, and any incumbrances  
bastard title  
      n   another name for half-title (of a book)  
courtesy title  
      n   any of several titles having no legal significance, such as those borne by the children of peers  
half-title  
      n  
1    the short title of a book as printed on the right-hand page preceding the title page  
2    a title on a separate page preceding a section of a book  
strata title  
      n     (Austral)   a system of registered ownership of space in multistorey buildings, to be equivalent to the ownership of the land of a single-storey building,   (N.Z. equivalent)    stratum title  
stratum title  
      n      the N.Z. name for       strata title  
title deed  
      n   a deed or document evidencing a person's legal right or title to property, esp. real property  
title page  
      n   the page in a book that bears the title, author's name, publisher's imprint, etc.  
title role  
      n   the role of the character after whom a play, etc., is named  
Torrens title  
      n     (Austral)   legal title to land based on record of registration rather than on title deeds  
     (from Sir Robert Richard Torrens (1814--84), who introduced the system as premier of South Australia in 1857)  
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running head   , title         
      n     (Printing)   a heading printed at the top of every page or every other page of a book  


abstract of title  
      n     (Property law)   a summary of the ownership of land, showing the original grant, conveyances, and any incumbrances  
bastard title  
      n   another name for half-title (of a book)  
courtesy title  
      n   any of several titles having no legal significance, such as those borne by the children of peers  
half-title  
      n  
1    the short title of a book as printed on the right-hand page preceding the title page  
2    a title on a separate page preceding a section of a book  
strata title  
      n     (Austral)   a system of registered ownership of space in multistorey buildings, to be equivalent to the ownership of the land of a single-storey building,   (N.Z. equivalent)    stratum title  
stratum title  
      n      the N.Z. name for       strata title  
title         
      n  
1    the distinctive name of a work of art, musical or literary composition, etc.  
2    a descriptive name, caption, or heading of a section of a book, speech, etc.  
3       See       title page  
4    a name or epithet signifying rank, office, or function  
5    a formal designation, such as Mr, Mrs, or Miss  
6    an appellation designating nobility  
7      (Films)  
a       short for       subtitle       2  
b    written material giving credits in a film or television programme  
8      (Sport)   a championship  
9      (Property law)  
a    the legal right to possession of property, esp. real property  
b    the basis of such right  
c    the documentary evidence of such right  
title deeds     
10      (Law)  
a    the heading or a division of a statute, book of law, etc.  
b    the heading of a suit or action at law  
11   
a    any customary or established right  
b    a claim based on such a right  
12    a definite spiritual charge or office in the church, without appointment to which a candidate for holy orders cannot lawfully be ordained  
13      (R.C. Church)   a titular church  
      vb  
14    tr   to give a title to  
     (C13: from Old French, from Latin titulus)  
title deed  
      n   a deed or document evidencing a person's legal right or title to property, esp. real property  
title page  
      n   the page in a book that bears the title, author's name, publisher's imprint, etc.  
title role  
      n   the role of the character after whom a play, etc., is named  
Torrens title  
      n     (Austral)   legal title to land based on record of registration rather than on title deeds  
     (from Sir Robert Richard Torrens (1814--84), who introduced the system as premier of South Australia in 1857)  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

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title

  

      n  
1    caption, heading, inscription, label, legend, name, style  
2    appellation, denomination, designation, epithet, handle     (slang)   moniker or monicker     (slang)   name, nickname, nom de plume, pseudonym, sobriquet, term  
3    championship, crown, laurels  
4    claim, entitlement, ownership, prerogative, privilege, right  
      vb  
5    call, designate, label, name, style, term  

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n.
title given to the Emperor of Ethiopia
o.
Actual hold of digital assets with or without lawful title.
[Tech.];[Leg.] hold of digital assets
n.
Actual hold (complete or partial control) of digital assets with or without lawful title
[Tech.];[Leg.] hold of digital assets in cyberspace
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and a woman of lesser status, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. Still common at the beginning of the 20th C., the practice is now rare. Syn. Morganatic marriage, marriage of the left hand
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
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