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ticket (n.)

1520s, "short note or document," from a shortened form of French etiquet "label, note," from Old French estiquette "a little note" (late 14c.), especially one affixed to a gate or wall as a public notice, literally "something stuck (up or on)," from estiquer "to affix, stick on, attach," from Frankish *stikkan, cognate with Old English stician "to pierce," from Proto-Germanic *stikken "to be stuck," stative form from PIE *steig- "to stick; pointed" (see stick (v.)).

Meaning "card or piece of paper that gives its holder a right or privilege" is first recorded 1670s, probably developing from the sense of "certificate, licence, permit." The political sense of "list of candidates put forward by a faction" has been used in American English since 1711. Meaning "official notification of offense" is from 1930. Big ticket item is from 1953. Slang the ticket "just the thing, what is expected" is recorded from 1838, perhaps with notion of a winning lottery ticket.

ticket (v.)

1610s, "attach a ticket to, put a label on," from ticket (n.). Meaning "issue a (parking) ticket to" is from 1955. Related: Ticketed; ticketing.

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Definitions of ticket
1
ticket (n.)
a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment);
ticket (n.)
a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.;
Synonyms: tag
ticket (n.)
a summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who violates a traffic regulation);
ticket (n.)
a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices;
Synonyms: slate
ticket (n.)
the appropriate or desirable thing;
this car could be just the ticket for a small family
Synonyms: just the ticket
2
ticket (v.)
issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty;
Move your car or else you will be ticketed!
Synonyms: fine
ticket (v.)
provide with a ticket for passage or admission;
From wordnet.princeton.edu