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write one's own ticket

Definition of write one's own ticket

informal

  1. :  to choose to do whatever one wants or to go wherever one wants because one has excellent or special skills or abilities <When he graduates, he'll be able to write his own ticket.>



Word by Word Definitions

writeplay
  1. :  to form (as characters or symbols) on a surface with an instrument (as a pen)

    :  to form (as words) by inscribing the characters or symbols of on a surface

    :  to spell in writing

  1. : used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. :  to have or hold as property :  possess

    :  to have power or mastery over

    :  to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed :  admit

ticketplay
  1. :  a document that serves as a certificate, license, or permit

    :  a mariner's or airman's certificate

    :  tag, label

  1. :  to attach a ticket to :  label

    :  designate

    :  to furnish or serve with a ticket


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