tittle

  • 1 Tittle — Tit tle, n. [OE. titel, titil, apparently a dim. of tit, in the sense of small; cf. G. t[ u]ttel a tittle, dim. of OHG. tutta teat. Perhaps, however, the same word as title, n.] A particle; a minute part; a jot; an iota. [1913 Webster] It is… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Tittle — ist der Familienname von Charles R. Tittle (* 1939), amerikanischer Soziologe Y. A. Tittle (* 1926), amerikanischer Footballspieler Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichn …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 tittle — index iota, minimum, scintilla Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 tittle — (n.) late 14c., small stroke or point in writing, representing L. apex in L.L. sense of accent mark over a vowel, borrowed (perhaps by influence of Prov. titule the dot over i ) from L. titulus inscription, heading …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 tittle — *particle, bit, mite, smidgen, whit, atom, iota, jot …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 tittle — ► NOUN ▪ a tiny amount or part of something. ORIGIN Latin titulus title , later small stroke, accent …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 tittle — [tit′ l] n. [ME title, orig. same word as TITLE] 1. a dot or other small mark used as a diacritic 2. a very small particle; iota; jot …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Tittle — A tittle is a small distinguishing mark, such as a diacritic or the dot on a lowercase i or j . The tittle is an integral part of the glyph of i and j , but diacritic dots can appear over other letters in various languages. The tittle of i or j… …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 tittle — noun /ˈtɪt.əl/ a) A small, insignificant amount (of something); a vanishing scintilla; a measly crumb; a minute speck. The foure pricks or tittles are these. The first is a full prick or period. The second is a comma or crooked tittle. b) Any… …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 tittle — /tit l/, n. 1. a dot or other small mark in writing or printing, used as a diacritic, punctuation, etc. 2. a very small part or quantity; a particle, jot, or whit: He said he didn t care a tittle. [bef. 900; ME titel, OE titul < ML titulus mark… …

    Universalium

  • 11 tittle — /ˈtɪtl / (say titl) noun 1. a dot or other small mark in writing or printing, used, for example, as a diacritic. 2. a very small part or quantity; a particle, jot, or whit: *Yet he had managed to succeed without, in the process, sacrificing jot… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 tittle — n. 1 a small written or printed stroke or dot. 2 a particle; a whit (esp. in not one jot or tittle). Etymology: ME f. L (as TITLE) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 tittle — noun Etymology: Middle English titel, from Medieval Latin titulus, from Latin, title Date: 14th century 1. a point or small sign used as a diacritical mark in writing or printing 2. a very small part …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 Tittle —    A point, (Matt. 5:18; Luke 16:17), the minute point or stroke added to some letters of the Hebrew alphabet to distinguish them from others which they resemble; hence, the very least point …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 15 tittle — Synonyms and related words: ace, atom, birthmark, bit, blaze, blemish, blotch, brand, caste mark, check, checkmark, cicatrix, crumb, cut, dab, dapple, diacritical mark, discoloration, dole, dot, dram, dribble, driblet, drop, droplet, dwarf,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 tittle — A small mark used in Hebrew script to distinguish letters otherwise similar (Matt. 5:18, AV; ‘dot’, REB; ‘little stroke’, NJB); so comes to signify a minute point of legalism …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 17 tittle — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. iota, jot, speck, particle; see bit 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. dot, particle, iota, speck, whit, jot, scintilla, mote, drop. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A tiny amount: bit1, crumb, dab1, dash, dot, dram, drop …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 tittle — tit·tle || tɪtl n. small particle, dot …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 tittle — noun a tiny amount or participle Origin ME: from L. titulus (see title), in med. L. small stroke, accent …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 tittle — n. Jot, iota, whit, bit, particle, atom, grain, scrap, mite, ace, corpuscle, scintilla, speck …

    New dictionary of synonyms


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