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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 ?
There was nothing in the air or attire of this Indian that would seem to entitle him to such a distinction.
Pyncheon's property--to be measured by miles, not acres--would be worth an earldom, and would reasonably entitle him to solicit, or enable him to purchase, that elevated dignity from the British monarch.
Indeed, there is blood and pain and danger enough about the college duel to entitle it to a considerable degree of respect.
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.
Because I have less confidence in my deserts than Adele has: she can prefer the claim of old acquaintance, and the right too of custom; for she says you have always been in the habit of giving her playthings; but if I had to make out a case I should be puzzled, since I am a stranger, and have done nothing to entitle me to an acknowledgment.
Ill worthie I such title should belong To me transgressour, who for thee ordaind A help, became thy snare; to mee reproach Rather belongs, distrust and all dispraise: But infinite in pardon was my Judge, That I who first brought Death on all, am grac't The sourse of life; next favourable thou, Who highly thus to entitle me voutsaf't, Farr other name deserving.
To oblige the great body of the yeomanry, and of the other classes of the citizens, to be under arms for the purpose of going through military exercises and evolutions, as often as might be necessary to acquire the degree of perfection which would entitle them to the character of a well-regulated militia, would be a real grievance to the people, and a serious public inconvenience and loss.
The fact, however, that this thought did not occur to me until the following day removes any possible right to a claim to heroism to which the narration of this episode might possibly otherwise entitle me.
I would wish to know if the misfortunes which have happened to you -- misfortunes entirely beyond your control, and which in no degree diminish my regard for you -- I would wish to know if they have not, in some measure, contributed to render you a stranger to the world in which your fortune and your name entitle you to make a conspicuous figure?