titles, titling, titled
1) N-COUNT The title of a book, play, film, or piece of music is its name.

`Patience and Sarah' was first published in 1969 under the title `A Place for Us'.

2) VERB When a writer, composer, or artist titles a work, they give it a title.

[V n n] Pirandello titled his play `Six Characters in Search of an Author'...

[be V-ed n] The single is titled `White Love'...

[V-ed] Their story is the subject of a new book titled `The Golden Thirteen'.

Derived words:
-titled COMB in ADJ

This oddly-titled book is a beginner's guide to the bits that make up a PC.

...his aptly titled autobiography, Life is Meeting.

3) N-COUNT: usu pl Publishers and booksellers often refer to books or magazines as titles.

It has become the biggest publisher of new poetry in Britain, with 50 new titles a year.

4) N-COUNT: oft poss N An person's title is a word such as `Sir', `Lord', or `Lady' that is used in front of their name, or a phrase that is used instead of their name, and indicates that they have a high rank in society.

Her husband was also honoured with his title `Sir Denis'...

Princess Alexandra was to inherit the title of Duchess of Fife...

He had no title and was not the heir to a great estate.

5) N-COUNT: oft poss N Someone's title is a word such as `Mr', `Mrs', or `Doctor', that is used before their own name in order to show their status or profession.

She has been awarded the title Professor.

6) N-COUNT: oft poss N Someone's title is a name that describes their job or status in an organization.

He was given the title of deputy prime minister...

`Could you tell me your official job title?' - `It's Data Processing Manager.'

7) N-COUNT: usu with supp, oft poss N If a person or team wins a particular title, they win a sports competition that is held regularly. Usually a person keeps a title until someone else defeats them.

He became Jamaica's first Olympic gold medallist when he won the 400m title in 1948...

Gary Kasparov has retained his title as world chess champion.

8) N-UNCOUNT Title is the legal ownership of something, especially land or property.

He never had title to the property.

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