Meaning of “caption”
Caption Meaning in USA
A short piece of text under a picture in a book, magazine, or newspaper that describes the picture or explains what the people in it are doing or saying (noun).
To provide a short piece of text under a picture in a book, magazine, or newspaper that describes the picture or explains what the people in it are doing or saying (verb).
brief text over or under a picture in a book, magazine, or newspaper that describes the picture or explains what the people in it are doing or saying (noun).
Example for Caption
The designer, who draws walls or furniture or writes captions, never specifies the significance of his or her actions.
The book is carefully produced, the captions fully reproduced and the commentators well briefed.
Readers respond to the text, reproduced images, and captions and the relationships between them.
In general the volume is well edited and illustrated in colour although captions occasionally get lost.
The time taken is closely linear with the number of captions.
Caption Meaning in English
A caption is the words printed underneath a picture or cartoon which explain what it is about.
On the back of the photo is written the simple caption, ‘Mrs. Monroe’.
When someone captions a picture or cartoon, they put a caption under it.
She captioned a picture on her Instagram page: ‘My new workout!’. [V n quote]
The photograph is captioned ‘People Power’. [VERB-ed]
The book is well written, properly illustrated and excellently captioned. [VERB-ed]
Caption Meaning in British
a title, brief explanation, or comment accompanying an illustration; legend
a heading, title, or headline of a chapter, article, etc
graphic material, usually containing lettering, used in television presentation
4. another name for subtitle (sense 2)
the formal heading of a legal document stating when, where, and on what authority it was taken or made
to provide with a caption or captions
Brazilian Portuguese: legenda
Croatian: opis slike
Czech: popisek obrázku
European Spanish: pie de foto
French: légende description
European Portuguese: legenda
Romanian: legendăla o ilustrație
Spanish: pie de foto
Turkish: resim başlığı
Ukrainian: супроводжувальний підпис
Vietnamese: lời chú thích