Titular meaning

tĭchə-lər
Bearing a title.

Titular dignitaries.

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Relating to, having the nature of, or constituting a title.
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Derived from a title.

The titular role in a play.

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One who holds a title.
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Of, or having the nature of, a title.
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Having a title; titled.
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Existing only in title; in name only; nominal.

A titular sovereign.

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From whom or which the title or name is taken.
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Designating a bishop holding the title of an extinct see.
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A person who holds a title, esp. without any obligations of office.
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Of, relating to, being, derived from, or having a title.
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Existing in name only; nominal.
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(proscribed) Named or referred to in the title.
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One who holds a title.
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The definition of titular is having a title.

An example of titular is Barack Obama having the title of president; the titular head of the Executive Branch of the government.

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Origin of titular

  • From Latin titulus title

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin titulus (“title").

    From Wiktionary