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 for ticket
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ticket \Tick"et\, n. [F. ['e]tiquette a label, ticket, fr. OF.
     estiquette, or OF. etiquet, estiquet; both of Teutonic
     origin, and akin to E. stick. See Stick, n. & v., and cf.
     Etiquette, Tick credit.]
     A small piece of paper, cardboard, or the like, serving as a
     notice, certificate, or distinguishing token of something.
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     (a) A little note or notice. [Obs. or Local]
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               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. --Fuller.
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     (b) A tradesman's bill or account. [Obs.]
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     Note: Hence the phrase on ticket, on account; whence, by
           abbreviation, came the phrase on tick. See 1st Tick.
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                 Your courtier is mad to take up silks and velvets
                 On ticket for his mistress.        --J. Cotgrave.
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     (c) A certificate or token of right of admission to a place
         of assembly, or of passage in a public conveyance; as, a
         theater ticket; a railroad or steamboat ticket.
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     (d) A label to show the character or price of goods.
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     (e) A certificate or token of a share in a lottery or other
         scheme for distributing money, goods, or the like.
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     (f) (Politics) A printed list of candidates to be voted for
         at an election; a set of nominations by one party for
         election; a ballot. [U. S.]
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               The old ticket forever! We have it by thirty-four
               votes.                               --Sarah
                                                    Franklin
                                                    (1766).
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     Scratched ticket, a ticket from which the names of one or
        more of the candidates are scratched out.
  
     Split ticket, a ticket representing different divisions of
        a party, or containing candidates selected from two or
        more parties.
  
     Straight ticket, a ticket containing the regular
        nominations of a party, without change.
  
     Ticket day (Com.), the day before the settling or pay day
        on the stock exchange, when the names of the actual
        purchasers are rendered in by one stockbroker to another.
        [Eng.] --Simmonds.
  
     Ticket of leave, a license or permit given to a convict, or
        prisoner of the crown, to go at large, and to labor for
        himself before the expiration of his sentence, subject to
        certain specific conditions. [Eng.] --Simmonds.
  
     Ticket porter, a licensed porter wearing a badge by which
        he may be identified. [Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ticket \Tick"et\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ticketed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Ticketing.]
     1. To distinguish by a ticket; to put a ticket on; as, to
        ticket goods.
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     2. To furnish with a tickets; to book; as, to ticket
        passengers to California. [U. S.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ticket
      n 1: a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled
           to something (as to ride on public transportation or to
           enter a public entertainment)
      2: a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic
         that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature,
         price, etc. [syn: tag, ticket]
      3: a summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who
         violates a traffic regulation)
      4: a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run
         for election to public offices [syn: slate, ticket]
      5: the appropriate or desirable thing; "this car could be just
         the ticket for a small family" [syn: ticket, just the
         ticket]
      v 1: issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty; "I was fined for
           parking on the wrong side of the street"; "Move your car or
           else you will be ticketed!" [syn: ticket, fine]
      2: provide with a ticket for passage or admission; "Ticketed
         passengers can board now"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  138 Moby Thesaurus words for "ticket":
     Australian ballot, Indiana ballot, Massachusetts ballot, OK,
     absentee ballot, admission, affidavit, allowance, attestation,
     authority, authorization, baggage check, ballot, bill of health,
     billhead, blanket ballot, book stamp, bookplate, brand,
     broad arrow, cachet, card, cashiering, certificate,
     certificate of proficiency, certification, charter, check, choice,
     colophon, conge, consent, counter, counterfoil, countermark,
     coupon, credential, deposal, deposition, diploma, discharge,
     disemployment, dismissal, dispensation, displacing, docket,
     drumming out, earmark, firing, forced separation, furloughing,
     government mark, government stamp, hallmark, hat check, imprint,
     key, label, layoff, leave, letterhead, liberty, license, lineup,
     list, logo, logotype, long ballot, masthead, navicert,
     nonpartisan ballot, notarized statement, note, office-block ballot,
     okay, open sesame, party emblem, party-column ballot, pass,
     password, patent, permission, permission to enter, pink slip,
     plate, price tag, proxy, registered trademark, release, removal,
     retirement, running head, running title, sample ballot, scrip,
     seal, sheepskin, short ballot, sigil, signet, slate, slip, slug,
     special permission, split ticket, stamp, sticker, straight ticket,
     stub, surplusing, suspension, sworn statement, tab, tag, tally,
     testamur, testimonial, the ax, the boot, the bounce, the gate,
     the sack, ticket of admission, title page, token, trade name,
     trademark, trademark name, visa, vise, vote, voucher,
     vouchsafement, waiver, walking papers, warrant, warranty,
     witness
  
  

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