What is ticket?

  • (noun): The appropriate or desirable thing.
    Example: "This car could be just the ticket for a small family"
    Synonyms: just the ticket
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "ticket":

  • (verb): Provide with a ticket for passage or admission.
    Example: "Ticketed passengers can board now"
  • (noun): A summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who violates a traffic regulation).
  • (noun): A commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment).
  • (verb): Issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty.
    Synonyms: fine
  • (noun): A list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices.
    Synonyms: slate

Famous quotes containing the word ticket:

    I view askance a book that remains undisturbed for a year. Oughtn’t it to have a ticket of leave? I think I may safely say no book in my library remains unopened a year at a time, except my own works and Tennyson’s.
    Carolyn Wells (1862–1942)

    There is a potential 4-6 percentage point net gain for the President [George Bush] by replacing Dan Quayle on the ticket with someone of neutral stature.
    Mary Matalin, U.S. Republican political advisor, author, and James Carville b. 1946, U.S. Democratic political advisor, author. All’s Fair: Love, War, and Running for President, p. 205, Random House (1994)

    Having a thirteen-year-old in the family is like having a general-admission ticket to the movies, radio and TV. You get to understand that the glittering new arts of our civilization are directed to the teen-agers, and by their suffrage they stand or fall.
    Max Lerner (b. 1902)