A piece of paper or card that gives the holder a certain right, especially to enter a place, travel by public transport, or participate in an event
a railway ticket
A right to travel or attend an event that is recorded electronically when the purchase is made, without the issuing of a paper ticket
A ticket valid for the whole of the day of issue, especially one allowing the purchaser to make a number of separate journeys or visits during the course of that day, or to have access to a particular place for the whole of that day.
A person who is difficult or dangerous to deal with; an unscrupulous person.
= meal ticket (literal and figurative).
A ticket allowing the holder to enter or leave a place.
A ticket used to indicate or record the time of something, as the period during which a ticket is valid, the time worked by an employee, etc.
Denoting an event, especially a sports match, for which spectators must buy tickets in advance
Constituting a major expense
Another term for big-ticket.
A person or thing that is much in demand
A person or thing that is exploited as a source of regular income
A ticket issued by a pawnbroker in exchange for an article pawned, bearing particulars of the loan
A person with an affinity for sick humor
A ticket gaining admission to a professor's class, especially one signed by the professor as confirmation that the student had completed the course to the professor's satisfaction.
= price tag.
A ticket (as a railway ticket) into which a holes or holes are punched to indicate that it has been used.
= ration card.
(In early use) a small sum of money given to alleviate hardship; (later) a ticket or voucher enabling a person to claim relief.
A document of discharge issued to a sailor at the end of a voyage.
US Navy slang a bad conduct discharge or a dishonourable discharge (now rare).
A certificate signed by a ship's surgeon entitling a sailor to a payment or pension in compensation for a disability or injury suffered while in service.
A ticket enabling a passenger to travel on a train, a railway ticket.
A pair of candidates standing together for political office who are ideally matched to attract widespread support
A ticket permitting unlimited travel on buses, trains, or other public transport in an area for a specified period
A ticket for a period of travel or a series of events which costs less than purchasing a number of separate tickets
An information tag attached by a string to an article for sale
A person who has bought a ticket, especially for a sporting fixture or other event
An office or kiosk where tickets are sold
An alliance of candidates of differing political or ideological persuasions, in order to gain electoral advantage
A certificate attesting that a person is a burgess of a particular corporation.
The system by which the whole list of candidates for the representation, e.g. of a state or city, is voted upon by the undivided body of electors.
A document declaring that a sailor has leave to go ashore.
A bus ticket.
A discounted ticket entitling the holder to a specified number of journeys or admissions.
A certificate from the Registrar of Seamen confirming that a person is registered and suitably qualified for employment in the merchant navy.
The designation given to the reserve for a prize.
= walking papers.
A ticket in the Chinese gambling game pakapoo
A notice telling a driver of a fine imposed on them for parking illegally, typically written by a traffic warden and attached to a car windscreen
A ticket allowing a non-traveller access to a railway station platform
A ticket issued at a reduced rate by a railroad or bus company, entitling the holder to travel a given route a fixed number of times or during a specified period
Vote for candidates of more than one party
Deliberately undertake particular assignments that are likely to lead to promotion at work
Dictate one’s own terms
A document granting certain concessions, especially leave, to a prisoner or convict who had served part of their time
A method of getting into or out of (a specified state or situation)
An official responsible for ensuring that passengers are travelling with valid bus tickets and for issuing tickets when necessary.
The desirable or correct thing