ticket


ticket
noun
1 for travel, an event, etc.
ADJECTIVE
one-way (esp. AmE), single (BrE)
return (BrE), round-trip (AmE)
day, season, weekly (BrE)

an annual season ticket

business-class, coach-class (AmE), economy-class, first-class, second-class (esp. BrE), etc.

a first-class rail ticket

valid
complimentary, free

I had complimentary tickets for the show.

adult, family (both esp. BrE)

A family ticket for two adults and two children costs £27.

advance

Use the coupon below to reserve advance tickets for the exhibition.

admission, entrance, entry
air, airline, bus, plane, rail (BrE), train, etc.
cinema (BrE), movie (AmE)
concert
VERB + TICKET
buy, get, obtain, purchase
sell
have, hold

You must hold a valid ticket before boarding the train.

book, reserve
collect
hand (sb), show (sb)

He showed the guard his ticket.

punch, take
TICKET + VERB
be priced, cost
go on sale
TICKET + NOUN
agency, agent, booth, counter, machine, office, window
line

Phone the ticket line on this number.

price
sales
holder
collector, inspector (both BrE)
scalper (AmE), tout (BrE)
barrier (BrE)
stub
PREPOSITION
by ticket

admission by ticket only

ticket for

I bought a ticket for the concert.

a ticket for Saturday

ticket to

I have a free ticket to the game.

a plane ticket to New York

2 for a lottery, etc.
ADJECTIVE
winning
lottery, raffle
… OF TICKETS
book (esp. BrE)

I bought a whole book of raffle tickets and I still didn't win anything.

3 giving a penalty
ADJECTIVE
parking, speeding, traffic (AmE)
fixed-penalty (BrE)
VERB + TICKET
give sb, issue
get, receive
PREPOSITION
ticket for

The police officer gave us a ticket for going through a red light.

4 (esp. AmE) list of candidates in an election
ADJECTIVE
national, party, presidential
Democratic, Republican
split, straight

I generally vote a split ticket.

VERB + TICKET
run on

He ran on the Republican ticket.

join, support
drop sb from, put sb on

There had been talk of Kennedy dropping LBJ from the ticket in '64.

vote, vote for

I'm voting the straight Democratic ticket.

PREPOSITION
on ticket

There are three candidates on the national ticket.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • ticket — [ tikɛ ] n. m. • tiket 1727; mot angl., de l a. fr. estiquet « billet de logement » XVe→ étiquette 1 ♦ Billet, rectangle de carton, de papier, donnant droit à un service, à l entrée dans un lieu, etc. Ticket de bagages (Ch. de fer ⇒ bulletin ). « …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ticket T — Ticket t+ Article principal : Tarification des transports en commun d Île de France. Le ticket t+ est le plus simple des titres de transport en Île de France. Créé par une délibération du conseil d administration du Stif du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ticket T+ — Article principal : Tarification des transports en commun d Île de France. Le ticket t+ est le plus simple des titres de transport en Île de France. Créé par une délibération du conseil d administration du Stif du 6 juin 2007, il… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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


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