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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.]

entitled

(ɪnˈtaɪtəld)
adj
1. having a title or name
2. having the right or permission to do something
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.entitled - qualified for by right according to law; "we are all entitled to equal protection under the law"
eligible - qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen; "eligible to run for office"; "eligible for retirement benefits"; "an eligible bachelor"
Translations

entitled

[ɪnˈtaɪtəld] adj
[book] → intitulé(e)
[person] to be entitled to sth → avoir droit à qch
to be entitled to do sth → avoir le droit de faire qch, être en droit de faire qch
see also entitle

entitled

[ɪnˈtaɪtld] adj (book) → che si intitola, dal titolo
References in classic literature ?
In conformity with the Act of Congress of the United States entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times herein mentioned.
In this fragment, entitled "Underground," this person introduces himself and his views, and, as it were, tries to explain the causes owing to which he has made his appearance and was bound to make his appearance in our midst.
Do you not know that labor is the source of every blessing, and that none but those who work are entitled to eat?
Nevertheless, it cannot be denied, that upon the whole they are hereditarily entitled to en bon point.
They were no more inclined than entitled to demand his money.
In the fourth article of the Confederation, it is declared "that the FREE INHABITANTS of each of these States, paupers, vagabonds, and fugitives from justice, excepted, shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of FREE CITIZENS in the several States; and THE PEOPLE of each State shall, in every other, enjoy all the privileges of trade and commerce," etc.
Years were passed without murmuring, in the sub ordinate grades of the service; and those soldiers who were stationed in the colonies felt, when they obtained the command of a company, that they were entitled to receive the greatest deference from the peaceful occupants of the soil.
As the Daughter of my most intimate freind I think you entitled to that knowledge of my unhappy story, which your Mother has so often solicited me to give you.
My heart flooded over with tender pity for these poor sweet women--though perhaps chiefly for my own sad lot in not encountering them,--and I conceived a great comprehensive love-poem to be entitled "The Girls that never can be Mine.
entitled A Whaling Voyage to Spitzbergen in the ship Jonas in the Whale, Peter Peterson of Friesland, master.
Of the many verses from time to time ascribed to the pen of Edgar Poe, and not included among his known writings, the lines entitled "Alone" have the chief claim to our notice.
His opinion of her, I am sure, was as low as of any woman in England; and when he first came it was evident that he considered her as one entitled neither to delicacy nor respect, and that he felt she would be delighted with the attentions of any man inclined to flirt with her.