Entitle meaning

ĕn-tīt'l
To give a name or title to.
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To entitle is defined as to give someone legal rights, a legal claim or official permission.

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.

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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.

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To give a title or name to.
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To honor or dignify by a title.
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To give a right or legal title to; qualify (a person) to something.
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Give a title to.
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Dignify by an honorary designation.
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Give authority (to do something)
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Give rightful ownership.
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Give a title to a book, film, play, etc.
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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.
    From Wiktionary