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en·ti·tle

 (ĕn-tīt′l)
tr.v. en·ti·tled, en·ti·tling, en·ti·tles
1. To give a name or title to.
2. To furnish with a right or claim to something: The coupon entitles you to a $5 discount. Everyone is entitled to the equal protection of the laws.

[Middle English entitlen, from Old French entiteler, from Medieval Latin intitulāre : Latin in-, provide with; see en-1 + Latin titulus, title.]

entitle

(ɪnˈtaɪtəl)
vb (tr)
1. to give (a person) the right to do or have something; qualify; allow
2. to give a name or title to
3. to confer a title of rank or honour upon
[C14: from Old French entituler, from Late Latin intitulāre, from Latin titulus title]
enˈtitlement n

en•ti•tle

(ɛnˈtaɪt l)

v.t. -tled, -tling.
1. to give a right or claim to something; qualify: a position that entitles one to certain privileges.
2. to call by a particular title or name.
3. to designate (a person) by an honorary title.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French entitler, Middle French entituler < Late Latin intitulāre= Latin in- in-2 + Late Latin titulāre to give a title to, derivative of Latin titulus title]

entitle


Past participle: entitled
Gerund: entitling

Imperative
entitle
entitle
Present
I entitle
you entitle
he/she/it entitles
we entitle
you entitle
they entitle
Preterite
I entitled
you entitled
he/she/it entitled
we entitled
you entitled
they entitled
Present Continuous
I am entitling
you are entitling
he/she/it is entitling
we are entitling
you are entitling
they are entitling
Present Perfect
I have entitled
you have entitled
he/she/it has entitled
we have entitled
you have entitled
they have entitled
Past Continuous
I was entitling
you were entitling
he/she/it was entitling
we were entitling
you were entitling
they were entitling
Past Perfect
I had entitled
you had entitled
he/she/it had entitled
we had entitled
you had entitled
they had entitled
Future
I will entitle
you will entitle
he/she/it will entitle
we will entitle
you will entitle
they will entitle
Future Perfect
I will have entitled
you will have entitled
he/she/it will have entitled
we will have entitled
you will have entitled
they will have entitled
Future Continuous
I will be entitling
you will be entitling
he/she/it will be entitling
we will be entitling
you will be entitling
they will be entitling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been entitling
you have been entitling
he/she/it has been entitling
we have been entitling
you have been entitling
they have been entitling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been entitling
you will have been entitling
he/she/it will have been entitling
we will have been entitling
you will have been entitling
they will have been entitling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been entitling
you had been entitling
he/she/it had been entitling
we had been entitling
you had been entitling
they had been entitling
Conditional
I would entitle
you would entitle
he/she/it would entitle
we would entitle
you would entitle
they would entitle
Past Conditional
I would have entitled
you would have entitled
he/she/it would have entitled
we would have entitled
you would have entitled
they would have entitled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.entitle - give the right to; "The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file"
authorise, empower, authorize - give or delegate power or authority to; "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers"
2.entitle - give a title to
proclaim - declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles; "He was proclaimed King"
call, name - assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"
3.entitle - give a title to someoneentitle - give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
elevate, kick upstairs, promote, upgrade, advance, raise - give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
baronetise, baronetize - confer baronetcy upon; "He was baronetized for his loyalty to the country"
lord - make a lord of someone
knight, dub - raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted"

entitle

verb
1. give the right to, allow, enable, permit, sanction, license, qualify for, warrant, authorize, empower, enfranchise, make eligible Your contract entitles you to a full refund.
2. call, name, title, term, style, label, dub, designate, characterize, christen, give the title of, denominate an instrumental piece entitled `Changing States'

entitle

verb
1. To give a name or title to:
2. To give authority to:
Translations
يُعْطي حَقّا، يُخَوِّلُيُعْطي عُنْوانا
berettigegive titlenkalde
címet adfeljogosít
nefna, kallaveita réttindi til
duoti teisę
dot nosaukumudot tiesībaslikt virsrakstupilnvarot
mať právo
ad vermek-e hak vermek

entitle

[ɪnˈtaɪtl] VT
1. [+ book etc] → titular
the book is entitledel libro se titula ...
2. (= give right) → dar derecho a
to entitle sb to sth/to do sthdar derecho a algn a algo/a hacer algo
to be entitled to sth/to do sthtener derecho a algo/a hacer algo
you are quite entitled to do as you wishtienes todo el derecho a hacer lo que quieras
I think I am entitled to some respectcreo que se me debe cierto respeto

entitle

[ɪnˈtaɪtəl] vt (= allow) to entitle sb to do sth → donner à qn le droit de faire qch
to entitle sb to sth → donner droit à qch à qn
see also entitled

entitle

vt
bookbetiteln; it is entitled …es hat den Titel
(= give the right) to entitle somebody to somethingjdn zu etw berechtigen; to compensation, legal aid, holidayjdm den Anspruch auf etw (acc)geben; to entitle somebody to do somethingjdn dazu berechtigen, etw zu tun; to be entitled to somethingdas Recht auf etw (acc)haben; to compensation, legal aid, holidayAnspruch auf etw (acc)haben; to be entitled to do somethingdas Recht haben, etw zu tun; I’m entitled to my own opinionich kann mir meine eigene Meinung bilden; to be entitled to votewählen können, das Wahlrecht haben

entitle

[ɪnˈtaɪtl] vt
a. (book, poem) → intitolare
b. (give right) → dare diritto a
this entitles him to a free ticket/to do it → questo gli dà diritto ad un biglietto gratis/a farlo
to be entitled to sth/to do sth → avere diritto a qc/a fare qc
you are quite entitled to do as you wish → sei libero di fare come credi

entitle

(inˈtaitl) verb
1. to give (a person) a right (to, or to do, something). You are not entitled to free school lunches; He was not entitled to borrow money from the cash box.
2. to give to (a book etc) as a title or name. a story entitled `The White Horse'.
enˈtitlement noun
References in classic literature ?
I am sure, if there are no precise proofs of their having done so, there is nothing, on the other hand, that can entitle us positively to conclude that they never did.
Some praises proceed merely of flattery; and if he be an ordinary flatterer, he will have certain common attributes, which may serve every man; if he be a cunning flatterer, he will follow the archflatterer, which is a man's self; and wherein a man thinketh best of himself, therein the flatterer will uphold him most: but if he be an impudent flatterer, look wherein a man is conscious to himself, that he is most defective, and is most out of countenance in himself, that will the flatterer entitle him to perforce, spreta conscientia.
Your musical knowledge alone would entitle you to name your own terms, have as many rooms as you like, and mix in the family as much as you chose;that isI do not know if you knew the harp, you might do all that, I am very sure; but you sing as well as play;yes, I really believe you might, even without the harp, stipulate for what you chose;and you must and shall be delightfully, honourably and comfortably settled before the Campbells or I have any rest.
People do, indeed, add the word 'maker' or 'poet' to the name of the metre, and speak of elegiac poets, or epic (that is, hexameter) poets, as if it were not the imitation that makes the poet, but the verse that entitles them all indiscriminately to the name.
The bitterest things have been said about the Lorelei during many centuries, but surely her conduct upon this occasion entitles her to our respect.
The Tax Court, in a memorandum opinion, held for the Service; B's personal guarantee of C's debt on the Bank loan did not entitle him to increase his basis in C.