the ticket

Definition of the ticket

informal + somewhat old-fashioned

  1. :  the correct or most desirable thing :  the thing that is needed or wanted Compromise, now that's the ticket. —often used in the phrase just the ticket For a romantic dinner, candles are just the ticket.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a certificate or token showing that a fare or admission fee has been paid

    :  a means of access or passage

    :  a summons or warning issued to a traffic-law violator

  1. :  to furnish or serve with a ticket

    :  to attach a ticket to :  label

    :  designate

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a trip made at another's expense

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