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a. A paper slip or card indicating that its holder has paid for or is entitled to a specified service, right, or consideration: a theater ticket; an airline ticket.
b. An e-ticket.
2. A certifying document, especially a captain's or pilot's license.
3. An identifying or descriptive tag attached to merchandise; a label.
4. A list of candidates proposed or endorsed by a political party; a slate.
5. A legal notice to a person charged with a violation of law, especially a minor violation.
6. The proper or desirable thing: A change of scene would be just the ticket for us.
7. Informal A means to an end: "He went to Washington ... to become press secretary ... it was his ticket out of the Delta" (Nicholas Lamann).
tr.v. tick·et·ed, tick·et·ing, tick·ets
1. To provide with a ticket for passage or admission: ticket all passengers through to Amsterdam.
2. To attach a ticket to; tag: items that are ticketed in a pawnshop window.
3. To designate for a specified use or end; destine: funds that have been ticketed for research.
4. To serve (a person) with a notice of legal violation: ticket a speeding motorist.

[Obsolete French etiquet, label, note, from Old French estiquet, post serving as a target in certain sports, notice, label, from estiquier, to stick, of Germanic origin; see steig- in Indo-European roots.]


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The computer system that controls Amtrak's reservations and ticketing for the entire country broke down Friday, leaving thousands of riders on the busiest travel weekend of the year standing in long lines as clerks wrote out tickets by hand.