A title is a prefix or suffix added to someone's name in certain contexts. They may signify either veneration, an official position or a professional or academic qualification. In some languages, titles may be inserted before a last name (for example, Graf in German, Cardinal in Catholic usage or clerical titles such as Archbishop). Some titles are hereditary.
Other articles related to "title":
... In some jurisdictions, the title of "Medical Examiner" is used by a non-physician, elected official involved in medicolegal death investigation ... Similarly, the title "coroner" is applied to both physicians and non-physicians ... However, in some jurisdictions the title of "Coroner" is exclusively used by physicians ...
... He became the practical ruler of Japan, and received the title sei-i taishōgun ... three successive shogunates received the same title ... Shogunate, certain conditions had to be met in order for a warlord to be bestowed the title of shogun ...
... Andre Agassi, 6–3, 2–6, 7–6(1), 6–1 It was Federer's 10th title of the year, and his 32nd overall ... It was his 6th career Grand Slam title, and his 2nd (consecutive) US Open title ...
... Mark Philippoussis, 7–6(7-5), 6–2, 7–6(7-3) It was Federer's 5th title of the year, and his 9th overall ... It was his 1st career Grand Slam title ... the first Swiss male player to win a Grand Slam singles title ...
... An action to quiet title is a lawsuit brought in a court having jurisdiction over land disputes, in order to establish a party's title to real property against anyone and everyone ... This legal action is "brought to remove a cloud on the title" so that plaintiff and those in privity with him may forever be free of claims against the ... The action to quiet title resembles other forms of "preventive adjudication," such as the declaratory judgment ...
Famous quotes containing the word title:
“I wish not to be given a title or an appointed position. I can and will do more good if I were made a Federal Agent at Large, and I will help best by doing it my way through my communications with people of all ages. First and Foremost I am an entertainer but all I need is the Federal Credentials.”
—Elvis Presley (19351977)
“In Goyas greatest scenes we seem to see
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—Lawrence Ferlinghetti (b. 1919)
“The title wise is, for the most part, falsely applied. How can one be a wise man, if he does not know any better how to live than other men?if he is only more cunning and intellectually subtle?”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)