US: /ˈtaɪtəɫ/
UK: /tˈa‍ɪtə‍l/

English Vietnamese dictionary

title /'taitl/
  • danh từ
    • tên (sách); nhan đề
    • tước; danh hiệu
      • the title of Duke: tước công
    • tư cách, danh nghĩa
      • to have a title to a place among great poets: có đủ tư cách đứng trong hàng ngũ những nhà thơ lớn
    • tuổi (của một hợp kim vàng...), chuẩn độ
    • (pháp lý) quyền sở hữu; chứng thư, văn tự

Advanced English dictionary

noun, verb
+ noun
1 [C] the name of a book, poem, painting, piece of music, etc: His poems were published under the title of 'Love and Reason'. + the title track from their latest CD (= the song with the same title as the disc) + She has sung the title role in 'Carmen' (= the role of Carmen in that opera).
2 [C] a particular book or magazine: The company publishes twenty new titles a year.
3 [C] a word in front of a person's name to show their rank or profession, whether or not they are married, etc: The present duke inherited the title from his father. + Give your name and title (= Mr, Miss, Ms, Dr, etc.). - NAME
4 [C] a name that describes a job: The official title of the job is 'Administrative Assistant'.
5 [C] the position of being the winner of a competition, especially a sports competition: the world heavyweight title + a title fight (= in boxing) + She has three world titles.
6 [U, C] ~ (to sth / to do sth) (law) the legal right to own sth, especially land or property; the document that shows you have this right: He claims he has title to the land.
+ verb [VN-N] [usually passive] to give a book, piece of music, etc. a particular name: Their first album was titled 'Ocean Drive'.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 name:
You cannot tell much from a book's title.
2 designation, appellation, epithet:
Aubrey is now an earl, but he rarely uses his title.
3 caption, inscription, headline, head, subtitle, legend, subhead, rubric:
The title on this picture has nothing to do with its subject.
4 championship, crown:
He holds the world heavyweight boxing title.
5 right, interest, privilege, entitlement, ownership, possession, tenure; (title-)deed, documentation of ownership:
My aunt has sole title to these lands.
6 name, call, designate, style, label, term, entitle, christen, baptize, nickname, denominate, tag, dub:
Harold was titled King of the Revels.

Collocation dictionary

1 name of a book, film, etc.


book, essay, film, song


give sth


page | role
He played the title role in ‘Hamlet’.
| track
‘Birth’, the title track of his latest album


under a/the ~
She published her poetry under the title ‘The Land and the Garden’.

2 book, magazine, etc.


Forty per cent of new titles were actually new editions of existing books.
| best-selling


The company is publishing fewer titles than last year.

3 name of a rank/profession


grand, long
She bears the grand title ‘Divisional President of the Finances Committee’.
| courtesy, diplomatic, honorary, honorific, official
‘Mrs’ was a courtesy title for any unmarried woman in business at that time. ‘Minister’ is one of several diplomatic titles.
| job
His job title is Special Projects Officer.
| full
Victor Oldenburg, or Count Victor Oldenburg and Hess, to give him his full title


bear, have, inherit
She has a title (= is of noble birth).
| award, bestow, confer
The king bestowed lands and titles upon his followers.

4 championship win


European, national, world, etc. | championship, French Open, Premier League, etc. | heavyweight, middleweight, etc.


clinch, win
Deportivo clinched the title with a goal in the final seconds of the last game of the season.
| hold
He held the world heavyweight title until last year.
| defend | retain | lose


challenge, fight, match
He has been building up fitness for his world title challenge.
| holder
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Concise English dictionary

+a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
+the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.
+a general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work
+the status of being a champion
+a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it
+an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'
+an established or recognized right
+(usually plural) written material introduced into a movie or TV show to give credits or represent dialogue or explain an action
+an appellation signifying nobility
+an informal right to something
+give a title to
+designate by an identifying term