titular
I. adjective Etymology: Latin titulus title Date: 1611 1. a. existing in title only; especially bearing a title derived from a defunct ecclesiastical jurisdiction (as an episcopal see) <
a titular bishop
>
b. having the title and usually the honors belonging to an office or dignity without the duties, functions, or responsibilities <
the titular head of a political party
>
2. bearing a title ; titled 3. of, relating to, or constituting a title <
the titular hero of the play
>
titularly adverb II. noun Date: 1613 a person holding a title

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Titular — means existing in title only. *Titular ruler *Titular head (film festival) *Titular (Catholicism) bishop or titular cardinal, holder of a titulus, titular see or titular bishopric …   Wikipedia

  • titular — TITULÁR, Ă, titulari, e, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. (Persoană) care ocupă un post, îndeplineşte o funcţie etc. cu caracter de permanenţă, pe baza unei numiri făcute după formele legale. ♦ (Persoană) care se bucură de un drept juridic. 2. (Persoană) care …   Dicționar Român

  • Titular — Titulār, aus dem Latein. Titularis, welches mit verschiedenen Hauptwörtern des Ranges, der Würde verbunden wird, solche Würden zu bezeichnen, von welchen jemand nur den Titel führet, ohne das damit sonst verbundene Amt zu bekleiden. Der Titular… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Titular — Tit u*lar, a. [F. titulaire, fr. L. titulus. See {Title}.] Existing in title or name only; nominal; having the title to an office or dignity without discharging its appropriate duties; as, a titular prince. [1913 Webster] If these magnificent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • titular — Se conjuga como: amar Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: titular titulando titulado     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. titulo titulas titula titulamos tituláis …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

  • titular — adj. 2 g. 1. Que tem título de nobreza. 2. Que ocupa função, cargo ou posição de forma efetiva. 3. Que tem título ou nome, mas sem posse real. = HONORÁRIO, NOMINAL • s. 2 g. 4. Pessoa nobre. = FIDALGO 5. Membro de um ministério. 6. Pessoa que… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • titular — [tich′ə lər, tit′yələr] adj. [L titulus (see TITLE) + AR] 1. of, or having the nature of, a title 2. having a title; titled 3. existing only in title; in name only; nominal [a titular sovereign] 4. from whom or which the title or name is taken …   English World dictionary

  • Titular — Tit u*lar, n. A titulary. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Titular — Titular, 1) auf Titel sich beziehend. Daher Titularbuch, so v.w. Adreßbuch. Titularfest, die jährliche kirchliche Feier einer Bruderschaft am Gedächtnißtage des Heiligen od. Geheimnisses, dessen Titel sie trägt; 2) dem bloßen Titel od. Namen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Titulār — (lat.), jemand, der mit dem Titel eines Amtes bekleidet ist, ohne dasselbe wirklich zu versehen; gewöhnlich nur in Zusammensetzungen vorkommend, wie Titularbischof (s. In partibus), Titularrat etc …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Titular — Titulār (lat.), nur dem Titel (titŭlus) nach, ohne das Amt; Titularbischof, s. In partibus infidelium …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”