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captions

noun
plural of caption

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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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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captions

verb
present tense third-person singular of caption

Synonyms of captions (Entry 2 of 2)

as in stamps, earmarks

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“Captions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/captions. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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