how to pronounce caption


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the above transcription of caption is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

caption is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of caption in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… there was a caption an artist should …”

meanings of caption


  1. A title or brief explanation attached to an illustration, cartoon, user interface element, etc.
  2. A seizure or capture, especially of tangible property (chattel).
  3. A piece of text appearing on screen as subtitle or other part of a film or broadcast.
  4. The section on an official paper that describes when, where, what was taken, found or executed, and by whom it was authorized.
  5. The descriptive heading or title of a document or part therof.


  1. To add captions to a film or broadcast.
  2. To add captions to a text or illustration.

caption frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word caption occurs in english on average 3.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics caption can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that caption can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with caption


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