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1 a word or combination of words by which a person or thing is regularly known
  • about the only thing the book and the movie have in common are their titles

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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
  • a humorous illustration appears above the title of every chapter in the book

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3 the position occupied by the one who comes in first in a competition
  • won the singles title three years in a row

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Synonyms of title (Entry 2 of 2)

to give a name to
  • what do you plan on titling your latest album?

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The first known use of title was before the 12th century

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“Title.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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