Synonyms and related words:
address, banner, banner head, billhead, caption, destination, direction, drop head, dropline, epigraph, hanger, head, heading, headline, jump head, legend, letterhead, motto, name and address, overline, postal zone, rubric, running head, running title, scarehead, screamer, spread, spreadhead, streamer, subhead, subheading, subtitle, title, title page, zip code, zone

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  • Superscription — Su per*scrip tion, n. [L. superscriptio. See {Superscribe}.] 1. The act of superscribing. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is written or engraved on the surface, outside, or above something else; specifically, an address on a letter, envelope, or the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superscription — index caption, heading, inscription, label, rubric (title), title (designation) Burton s Legal Thesauru …   Law dictionary

  • superscription — [so͞o΄pər skrip′shən] n. [ME superscripcioun < L superscriptio] 1. the act of superscribing 2. something superscribed; esp., an address on a letter, etc. 3. Pharmacy the Latin word recipe (meaning “take”) or its symbol, ℞, on a prescription …   English World dictionary

  • superscription — noun a) That which is written or engraved on the surface, outside, or above something else; specifically, an address on a letter, envelope, or the like. Its superscription was my name, and the name of the sender, my mother. b) An editorial… …   Wiktionary

  • superscription — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin superscription , superscriptio, from Latin superscribere Date: 14th century 1. something written or engraved on the surface of, outside, or above something else ; inscription; also address 2. the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • superscription — /sooh peuhr skrip sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of superscribing. 2. something that is superscribed. 3. an address on a letter, parcel, or the like. 4. Pharm. the symbol (like R with a slash), meaning take, at the beginning of a prescription. [1350… …   Universalium

  • superscription — Une Superscription, Tiltre et escriteau qu on fait sur quelque chose pour cognoistre que c est, Titulus …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • superscription — The beginning of a prescription, consisting of the injunction, recipe, take, usually denoted by the sign ℞. [L. super scribo, pp. scriptus, to write upon or over] * * * su·per·scrip·tion .sü pər skrip shən n the part of a pharmaceutical… …   Medical dictionary

  • superscription — The title which Pilate [[➝ Pilate, Pontius]] ordered to be attached to the cross of Jesus (Luke 23:38; John 19:19) or fastened round his neck. The word is also used for the words written on a coin (Mark 12:16) …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • superscription — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. inscription, epigraph, title; see identification 2 , label …   English dictionary for students

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