I. noun Etymology: Middle French etiquet, estiquette note attached to something indicating its contents, from Middle French dialect (Picard) estiquier to attach, from Middle Dutch steken to stick; akin to Old High German sticken to prick — more at stick Date: 1529 1. a. a document that serves as a certificate, license, or permit; especially a mariner's or airman's certificate b. tag, label 2. a. a certificate or token showing that a fare or admission fee has been paid b. a means of access or passage <
education is the ticket to a good job
3. a list of candidates for nomination or election ; slate 4. the correct or desirable thing <
cooperation, that's the ticket — K. E. Trombley
5. a slip or card recording a transaction or undertaking or giving instructions <
a savings deposit ticket
6. a summons or warning issued to a traffic-law violator • ticketless adjective II. transitive verb Date: 1611 1. to attach a ticket to ; label; also designate 2. to furnish or serve with a ticket <
ticketed for illegal parking

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  • Ticket — Tick et, n. [F. [ e]tiquette a label, ticket, fr. OF. estiquette, or OF. etiquet, estiquet; both of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. stick. See {Stick}, n. & v., and cf. {Etiquette}, {Tick} credit.] A small piece of paper, cardboard, or the like,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ticket — may refer to: Ticket (admission), a card or slip of paper used to gain admission to a location or event 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 (election) …   Wikipedia

  • Ticket — Tick et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ticketed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ticketing}.] 1. To distinguish by a ticket; to put a ticket on; as, to ticket goods. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with a tickets; to book; as, to ticket passengers to California. [U. S.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ticket — [tik′it] n. [aphetic < obs. Fr etiquet (now étiquette)] 1. Obs. any note, memorandum, voucher, etc. 2. a printed card or piece of paper that gives a person a specified right, as to attend a theater, ride on a train, claim a purchase, etc. 3. a …   English World dictionary

  • Ticket — Sn Fahrkarte, Eintrittskarte erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. ticket, dieses aus afrz. estiquet, zu afrz. estiquier, estequier hineinstecken , das germanischer Herkunft ist. Gemeint ist also zunächst ein Anhänger …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Ticket — »Fahrschein (besonders für Flug und Schiffsreisen); Eintrittskarte«: Das Wort wurde bereits im 18. Jh. aus engl. ticket »Berechtigungsschein, Nachweiskarte; Wettschein« entlehnt. Erst im 20. Jh. wurde es im Sinne von »Fahrschein« und… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • ticket — ► NOUN 1) a piece of paper or card giving the holder a right to admission to a place or event or to travel on public transport. 2) an official notice of a traffic offence. 3) a label attached to a retail product, giving its price, size, etc. 4)… …   English terms dictionary

  • ticket — n mark, brand, stamp, label, tag (see under MARK vb) ticket vb *mark, brand, stamp, label, tag Analogous words: affix, attach, *fasten: append, *add …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • ticket — (plural tickets; del inglés; pronunciamos tíquet ) sustantivo masculino 1. Tique. tique o tíquet o ticket (plural tiques o tíquets …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Ticket — (engl.), 1) Anschlagzettel, dem französischen Etiquette (s.d. 1) u. 2) entsprechend; 2) Einlaßkarte, Loos, Stimmzettel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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