Synonyms of titular
in name onlyDictionary • He is titular head, and merely signs laws occasionally.
in name only
honorary • an honorary member of the Golf Club
nominal • As he was still not allowed to run a company, his wife became its nominal head.
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honoraryAn honorary title or membership of a group is given to someone without their needing to have the necessary qualifications, usually because of their public achievements.
• an honorary member of the Golf Club
nominalYou use nominal to indicate that someone or something is supposed to have a particular identity or status, but in reality does not have it.
• As he was still not allowed to run a company, his wife became its nominal head.
Thesaurus for titular from the Collins English Thesaurus
of, relating to, or of the nature of a title