Definition of title verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

title

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪtl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪtl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they title
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪtl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪtl//
 
he / she / it titles
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪtlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪtlz//
 
past simple titled
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪtld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪtld//
 
past participle titled
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪtld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪtld//
 
-ing form titling
BrE BrE//ˈtaɪtlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪtlɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] title something + noun to give a book, piece of music, etc. a particular name Their first album was titled ‘Made in Valmez’. Word Origin Old English titul, reinforced by Old French title, both from Latin titulus ‘inscription, title’. The word originally denoted a placard or inscription placed on an object, giving information about it, hence a descriptive heading in a book or other composition.
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