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1the name of a book, composition, or other artistic work:the author and title of the book
(usually as titles
) a caption or credit in a movie or broadcast.
a book, magazine, or newspaper considered as a publication:the company publishes 400 titles a year 2a name that describes someone’s position or job:Leese assumed the title of director general a word such as Senator 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 a word such as Mrs. or Dr. that is used before someone’s name to indicate their profession or marital status. a descriptive or distinctive name that is earned or chosen:Nata’s deserved the title of Best Restaurant of the Year 3the position of being the champion of a major sports competition:Davis won the world title for the first time in 1981 4 Law a right or claim to the ownership of property or to a rank or throne:a local family had title to the property the buyer acquires a good title to the merchandise 5(in church use) a fixed sphere of work and source of income as a condition for ordination. a parish church in Rome under a cardinal.
verb [with object and complement] (usually be titled)
give a name to (a book, composition, or other work):a song titled “You Rascal, You.”