ticket


ticket
ticketless, adj.
/tik"it/, n.
1. a slip, usually of paper or cardboard, serving as evidence that the holder has paid a fare or admission or is entitled to some service, right, or the like: a railroad ticket; a theater ticket.
2. a summons issued for a traffic or parking violation.
3. a written or printed slip of paper, cardboard, etc., affixed to something to indicate its nature, price, or the like; label or tag.
4. a slate of candidates nominated by a particular party or faction and running together in an election.
5. the license of a ship's officer or of an aviation pilot.
6. Banking. a preliminary recording of transactions prior to their entry in more permanent books of account.
7. Informal. the proper or advisable thing: That's the ticket! Warm milk and toast is just the ticket for you.
8. Archaic. a placard.
9. Obs. a short note, notice, or memorandum.
10. have tickets on oneself, Australian Slang. to be conceited.
v.t.
11. to attach a ticket to; distinguish by means of a ticket; label.
12. to furnish with a ticket, as on the railroad.
13. to serve with a summons for a traffic or parking violation.
14. to attach such a summons to: to ticket illegally parked cars.
[1520-30; 1925-30 for def. 4; earlier tiket < MF etiquet memorandum. See ETIQUETTE]

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