from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A secondary, usually explanatory title, as of a literary work.
  • n. A printed translation of the dialogue of a foreign-language film shown at the bottom of the screen.
  • transitive v. To give a subtitle to.
  • transitive v. To provide with subtitles: a film that was subtitled for English-speaking audiences.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A heading below or after a title.
  • n. Textual versions of the dialog in films, usually displayed at the bottom of the screen.
  • v. To create subtitles for the dialog in a film.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A secondary or subordinate title of a book, usually explanatory.
  • n. The repetition of the leading words in the full title at the head of the first page of text.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
  • v. supply (a movie) with subtitles
  • n. secondary or explanatory title


sub- +‎ title (Wiktionary)



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