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Synonyms for captionˈkæp ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caption(noun)

    taking exception; especially a quibble based on a captious argument

    "a mere caption unworthy of a reply"

    subtitle, legend

  2. subtitle, caption(noun)

    translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen

    caption, subtitle, legend

  3. caption, legend(verb)

    brief description accompanying an illustration

    fable, caption, subtitle, legend

  4. caption(verb)

    provide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. caption(n.)

    (Law.) arrest, seizure, apprehension

  2. caption(n.)

    [Not sanctioned by good writers.] title or heading (as of a chapter or a discourse)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

legend, title, captioning, subtitle, subtitling, headers, label, tag, header

Translations for caption

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • рубрика, надпис, заглавие, надписиBulgarian
  • titulek, popisek, opatřit titulky, opatřit popiskemCzech
  • Bildunterschrift, Filmuntertitel, Bildüberschrift, Rubrum, Titel, Legende, Beschriftung, UntertitelGerman
  • prefacio, subtítulo, leyenda, subtitular, título, intitularSpanish
  • kuvateksti, tekstitys, otsikkoFinnish
  • légende, légender, sous-titre, sous-titrerFrench
  • fo-thiotalScottish Gaelic
  • fo-heidylManx
  • Hindi
  • didascalia, sottotitolo, intestazione, dicitura, parte iniziale, legendaItalian
  • опис, заглавие, натпис, титл, титлуваMacedonian
  • opschrift, hoofding, ondertitel, titelen, hoofd, certificaat, bijschrift, certificatie, legende, onderschrift, titel, ondertitelen, betitelen, kopDutch
  • podpis, napis, nagłówek, napisyPolish
  • legendar, legendaPortuguese
  • надпись, подпись, сопроводительная бумага, заголовок, заглавие, рубрика, заставкаRussian

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