When you give someone an access pass to a restricted area, this is an example of a time when you entitle him to enter a restricted area.
The coupon entitles you to a $5 discount. Everyone is entitled to the equal protection of the laws.
Origin of entitle
- Middle English entitlen from Old French entiteler from Medieval Latin intitulāre Latin in- provide with en–1 Latin titulus title
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Anglo-Norman entitler, from Old French entiteler, (French intituler), from Late Latin intitulare.