ticket Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "ticket" - English Dictionary

See all translations

ticketnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtɪk.ɪt/

ticket noun [C] (PROOF OF PAYMENT)

A1 a small piece of paper or card given to someone, usually to show that they have paid for an event, journey, or activity: a concert ticket a train/bus/plane ticket a lottery/raffle ticket a ticket office a ticket collector
More examples

ticket noun [C] (PRICE CARD)

a piece of card or paper that is put on an object to show its size or price: a price ticket a note telling you that you must pay some money as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law: a parking ticket

ticket noun [C] (POLITICS)

mainly US the range of ideas and plans that someone supports when they are in an election: She's standing on an education ticket. US the group of people representing a particular political party in an election: the Republican/Democratic ticket

ticketverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈtɪk.ɪt/
to sell tickets for an event; to provide someone with a ticket : It's an all-ticketed game. Only passengers who were ticketed on that particular flight will receive a refund. US to give a ticket to someone who has broken a traffic law: Charles was ticketed for speeding.
(Definition of ticket from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of ticket?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “ticket” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
lap

to go past someone in a race who has been round the track one less time than you

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More