Titus

noun

Ti·​tus ˈtī-təs How to pronounce Titus (audio)
1
: an early Christian convert who assisted Paul in his missionary work
2
: a letter written on the subject of pastoral care in the early church and included as a book in the New Testament see Bible Table

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin, from Greek Titos

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Titus was before the 12th century

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“Titus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Titus. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

Titus

noun
Ti·​tus ˈtīt-əs How to pronounce Titus (audio)
: a letter written on the subject of pastoral care in the early church and included as a book in the New Testament see bible

Biographical Definition

Titus

biographical name

Ti·​tus ˈtī-təs How to pronounce Titus (audio)
a.d. 39–81 Titus Flavius Vespasianus Roman emperor (79–81)

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