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 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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contemplative of or relative to the past

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