Synonyms & Antonyms of ticket

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1 a small sheet of plastic, paper, or paperboard showing that the bearer has a claim to something (as admittance)
  • only people with tickets will be allowed past the front gates

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2 a slip (as of paper or cloth) that is attached to something to identify or describe it
  • the price on the ticket is $20 more than the advertised price

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3 the means or right of entering or participating in
  • people to whom a green card represents a ticket to a better life

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4 something that allows someone to achieve a desired goal
  • that entry-level job could be her ticket to a career in big-time advertising

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Synonyms of ticket (Entry 2 of 2)

to attach an identifying slip to
  • the attendant quickly ticketed my coat and handed the claim stub back to me

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The first known use of ticket was in 1529

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ticked off


ticket agent

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“Ticket.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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