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English noun: ticket

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

Broader (hypernym)commercial document, commercial instrument

Narrower (hyponym)airplane ticket, bus ticket, commutation ticket, pass, plane ticket, railroad ticket, return ticket, round-trip ticket, season ticket, theater ticket, theatre ticket, train ticket, transfer

2. ticket (communication) a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.


Broader (hypernym)label

Narrower (hyponym)dog tag, dog tag, name tag, price tag

3. ticket (communication) a summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who violates a traffic regulation)

Broader (hypernym)process, summons

Narrower (hyponym)parking ticket, speeding ticket

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

4. ticket (communication) a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices


Broader (hypernym)list, listing

5. ticket (attribute) the appropriate or desirable thing

SamplesThis car could be just the ticket for a small family.

Synonymsjust the ticket

Broader (hypernym)appropriateness

English verb: ticket

1. ticket (social) issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty

SamplesI was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street.
Move your car or else you will be ticketed!.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)book

Narrower (hyponym)amerce

2. ticket (possession) provide with a ticket for passage or admission

SamplesTicketed passengers can board now.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply

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