1. [ noun ] (linguistics,film) translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
Synonyms: subtitle
Related terms: translation movie
2. [ verb ] provide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing
Related terms: supply subtitle
3. [ noun ] taking exception; especially an quibble based on a captious argument

"a mere caption unworthy of a reply"

Related terms: exception
4. [ noun ] (linguistics,writing) brief description accompanying an illustration
Synonyms: legend
Related terms: title illustration
Similar spelling:   captain