Licence vs Ticket - What's the difference?

licence | ticket |


As nouns the difference between licence and ticket

is that licence is (british|canada|australia) while ticket is ticket.

As a verb licence

is (uk|canada|nonstandard).

licence

English

Noun

  • (British, Canada, Australia)
  • Derived terms

    * artistic licence * off-licence * free on license * licenced * licentiate * licentious * poetic licence * road fund licence

    Verb

    (licenc)
  • (UK, Canada, nonstandard)
  • Usage notes

    * In British English, Canadian English, Irish English, Australian English, and New Zealand English the noun is spelt licence'' and the verb is ''license . * The spelling licence is not used for either part of speech in the United States.

    ticket

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A pass entitling the holder to admission to a show, concert, etc.
  • A pass entitling the holder to board a train, a bus, a plane, or other means of transportation
  • A citation for a traffic violation.
  • A permit to operate a machine on a construction site.
  • A service request, used to track complaints or requests that an issue be handled. (Generally Internet Service Provider related).
  • (informal) A list of candidates for an election, or a particular theme to a candidate's manifesto.
  • Joe has joined the party's ticket for the county elections.
    Joe will be running on an anti-crime ticket .
  • A solution to a problem; something that is needed.
  • That's the ticket .
    I saw my first bike as my ticket to freedom.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1884 , author=Mark Twain , title=Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , chapter=34 , url= , isbn=0-553-21079-3 , page= , passage="Here's the ticket . This hole's big enough for Jim to get through if we wrench off the board."}}
  • (dated) A little note or notice.
  • * Fuller
  • He constantly read his lectures twice a week for above forty years, giving notice of the time to his auditors in a ticket on the school doors.
  • (dated) A tradesman's bill or account (hence the phrase on ticket'' and eventually ''on tick ).
  • * J. Cotgrave
  • Your courtier is mad to take up silks and velvets / On ticket for his mistress.
  • A label affixed to goods to show their price or description.
  • A certificate or token of a share in a lottery or other scheme for distributing money, goods, etc.
  • Derived terms

    * automatic ticket sampling machine * golden ticket * have tickets on oneself * lottery ticket * one-way ticket * that's the ticket * ticket machine * write one's own ticket

    See also

    * (wikipedia "ticket")

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To issue someone a ticket, as for travel or for a violation of a local or traffic law.
  • Derived terms

    * ticket off