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Dictionary Definition

ticket

Noun

1 a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)
2 a summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who violates a traffic regulation)
3 a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices [syn: slate]
4 the appropriate or desirable thing; "this car could be just the ticket for a small family" [syn: just the ticket]

Verb

1 issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty; "I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street"; "Move your car or else you will be ticketed!" [syn: fine]
2 provide with a ticket for passage or admission; "Ticketed passengers can board now"

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From French étiquette

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A pass entitling the holder to admission to a show, concert, etc.
  2. A pass entitling the holder to board a train, a plane, or other means of transportation
  3. A citation for a traffic violation.
  4. A permit to operate a machine on a building site.
  5. A service request, used to track complaints or requests that an issue be handled. (Generally Internet Service Provider related).
  6. A list of candidates for an election, or a particular theme to a candidate's manifesto.
    Joe Bloggs has joined the party's ticket for the county elections.
    Joe will be running on an anti-crime ticket.

Translations

admission to entertainment
  • Crimean Tatar: bilet
  • Finnish: pääsylippu, lippu
  • Hungarian: jegy
  • Japanese: 券, チケット
  • Russian: билет
pass for transportation
  • Crimean Tatar: bilet
  • Finnish: matkalippu, lippu
  • Hungarian: jegy
  • Japanese: 切符
  • Russian: билет
traffic citation
  • Finnish: sakkolappu
  • Japanese: 違反切符
  • Russian: квитанция, купон
permit to operate machine
informal: list of candidates
  • Finnish: lista

Verb

  1. To issue someone a ticket, as for travel or for a violation of a local or traffic law.
to issue someone a ticket
  • Finnish: kirjoittaa (for travel), sakottaa (for traffic violation)
  • Japanese: 切符を切る

French

Pronunciation

Noun

ticket

Swedish

Noun

ticket
  1. sv-noun-form-def tick

Extensive Definition

Ticket may refer to:
  • Ticket (admission), a card or slip of paper used to gain admission to a location or event
  • Ticket (election), a single election choice which fills more than one political office or seat
  • Ticket (receipt), a card or slip of paper that designates one's position in a queue or ownership of an item to be picked up
  • Ticket (notification), a notice of commission of a legal infraction
  • Ticket (IT support), a file documenting a reported problem and the steps taken to resolve it
  • Ticket (IT security), a number generated by a network server as a means of authentication
  • Ticket cases, a series of cases in contract law
  • Airline ticket, a document created by an airline or a travel agent to confirm that an individual has purchased a seat on an airplane.
  • Electronic ticket, an electronic form of Airline ticket.
  • Coach ticket, a document created by a coach operator or a travel agent to confirm that an individual has purchased a seat on a coach.
  • Traffic ticket
Tickets may refer to:
ticket in Bulgarian: Билет
ticket in German: Ticket
ticket in Indonesian: Karcis
ticket in Spanish: Billete
ticket in Japanese: チケット
ticket in Polish: Bilet
ticket in Russian: Билет
ticket in Contenese: 飛
ticket in Chinese: 票券

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Australian ballot, Indiana ballot, Massachusetts ballot, OK, absentee ballot, admission, affidavit, allowance, attestation, authority, authorization, baggage check, ballot, bill of health, billhead, blanket ballot, book stamp, bookplate, brand, broad arrow, cachet, card, cashiering, certificate, certificate of proficiency, certification, charter, check, choice, colophon, conge, consent, counter, counterfoil, countermark, coupon, credential, deposal, deposition, diploma, discharge, disemployment, dismissal, dispensation, displacing, docket, drumming out, earmark, firing, forced separation, furloughing, government mark, government stamp, hallmark, hat check, imprint, key, label, layoff, leave, letterhead, liberty, license, lineup, list, logo, logotype, long ballot, masthead, navicert, nonpartisan ballot, notarized statement, note, office-block ballot, okay, open sesame, party emblem, party-column ballot, pass, password, patent, permission, permission to enter, pink slip, plate, price tag, proxy, registered trademark, release, removal, retirement, running head, running title, sample ballot, scrip, seal, sheepskin, short ballot, sigil, signet, slate, slip, slug, special permission, split ticket, stamp, sticker, straight ticket, stub, surplusing, suspension, sworn statement, tab, tag, tally, testamur, testimonial, the ax, the boot, the bounce, the gate, the sack, ticket of admission, title page, token, trade name, trademark, trademark name, visa, vise, vote, voucher, vouchsafement, waiver, walking papers, warrant, warranty, witness
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