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.
- (noun): A list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices.
Famous quotes containing the word ticket:
“I view askance a book that remains undisturbed for a year. Oughtnt 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 Tennysons.”
—Carolyn Wells (18621942)
“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. Alls 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)