|Origin:||Early French etiquet 'notice attached to something', from Old French estiquier 'to attach', from Middle Dutch steken 'to stick'|
tick‧et1 S1 W2 [countable]
a printed piece of paper which shows that you have paid to enter a cinema, travel on a bus, plane etc
How much are tickets for the concert?
theatre/train/airline etc ticket
The plane ticket costs $170.
A return ticket (=one going to a place and back again) to London, please.
single/one-way ticket (=one going to a place but not back again)
a ticket to do something➔ season ticket
a ticket to watch the US Open
a printed note ordering you to pay money because you have done something illegal while driving or parking your car
a piece of paper fastened to something in a shop that shows its price, size etc [= tag American English]
How much does it say on the price ticket?
a list of the people supported by a particular political party in an election:
election[usually singular] especially American English
He ran for governor on the Republican ticket.
5 especially American English
a way of becoming successful, famous etc:
Michael thought an MBA would be a ticket to success.
to be exactly what is needed