caption


caption

noun

Definition of CAPTION

1
an explanation or description accompanying a pictorial illustration <for the school yearbook, funny captions were written for snapshots showing a typical day at school>
Synonyms cutline, legend
2
a word or series of words often in larger letters placed at the beginning of a passage or at the top of a page in order to introduce or categorize <the textbook features cleverly worded captions to capture the reader's attention>

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