Definition of Ticket

1. Noun. A commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment).

2. Verb. Issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty. "Move your car or else you will be ticketed!"
Exact synonyms: Fine
Generic synonyms: Book
Specialized synonyms: Amerce
Derivative terms: Fine

3. Noun. A label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc..
Exact synonyms: Tag
Generic synonyms: Label
Specialized synonyms: Dog Tag, Dog Tag, Name Tag, Price Tag
Derivative terms: Tag

4. Verb. Provide with a ticket for passage or admission. "Ticketed passengers can board now"
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply

5. Noun. A summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who violates a traffic regulation).
Generic synonyms: Process, Summons
Specialized synonyms: Speeding Ticket, Parking Ticket
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law

6. Noun. A list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices.
Exact synonyms: Slate
Generic synonyms: List, Listing
Derivative terms: Slate

7. Noun. The appropriate or desirable thing. "This car could be just the ticket for a small family"
Exact synonyms: Just The Ticket
Generic synonyms: Appropriateness

Definition of Ticket

1. n. A small piece of paper, cardboard, or the like, serving as a notice, certificate, or distinguishing token of something.

2. v. t. To distinguish by a ticket; to put a ticket on; as, to ticket goods.

Definition of Ticket

1. Noun. A pass entitling the holder to admission to a show, concert, etc. ¹

2. Noun. A pass entitling the holder to board a train, a bus, a plane, or other means of transportation ¹

3. Noun. A citation for a traffic violation. ¹

4. Noun. A permit to operate a machine on a construction site. ¹

5. Noun. A service request, used to track complaints or requests that an issue be handled. (Generally Internet Service Provider related). ¹

6. Noun. (informal) A list of candidates for an election, or a particular theme to a candidate's manifesto. ¹

7. Noun. A solution to a problem; something that is needed. ¹

8. Verb. To issue someone a ticket, as for travel or for a violation of a local or traffic law. ¹

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Definition of Ticket

1. to attach a tag to [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ticket

tick typhus
ticked off
ticker tape
ticker tape parade
ticket (current term)
ticket agent
ticket book
ticket booth
ticket collector
ticket designator
ticket holder
ticket inspector
ticket inspectors
ticket line

Literary usage of Ticket

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"I got this one dated the 10th, this reel ticket, and the conductor took the ticket and made a space or two ahead, and came back and said, 'This ticket is no ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"L The question, when the plaintiff Urst knew that the ticket required him to have it ... L The unstamped ticket giving him no right to a return passage, ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1827 In North Carolina, the Jackson ticket succeeded in consequence of an union ... 1837 His store is avoided ; his name is erased from the ticket 1828 The ..."

4. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases in the by Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson (1890)
"Wrong portion of ticket returned to passenger passenger. ... Transfer ticket. Street car ; passengers in,were transferred from one car to another but were ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Railroads by Horace Gay Wood (1885)
"punched the ticket and knows that the passenger had it. But he is entitled to a reasonable time in which to find the ticket, and cannot be expelled until ..."

6. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1904)
"FORM 16. REQUEST FOR TIME ticket. NOT TRANSFERABLE OR NEGOTIABLE. To At. .Station 18. at is entitled to a time ticket for ..."

7. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1904)
"Every ticket and coupon is to be taken up and returned to headquarters by ... If a coupon or ticket reads to n station beyond tbe run of the conductor he ..."

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