caption

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈkæp.ʃn/
  • SAMPA: /"k{p.Sn/
  • Hyphenation: cap‧tion

Noun[change]

Singular
caption

Plural
captions

This is a caption under the picture of a cat. The cat has nothing to do with this article. This is an example of a caption.
  1. (countable) A caption is a title or description of an image or illustration.
    Look at the caption under the illustration to learn more.

Verb[change]

Plain form
caption

Third-person singular
captions

Past tense
captioned

Past participle
captioned

Present participle
captioning

  1. (transitive) If you caption an image or a text, you add a caption (description or title) to it.
    Only once the drawing is done will the letterer caption it.