entitle

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman entitler, from Old French entiteler, (French intituler), from Late Latin intitulare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Canada) IPA(key): /ənˈtaɪtəl/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ənˈtaɪ.təl/, /ɛnˈtaɪ.təl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪtəl

Verb[edit]

entitle (third-person singular simple present entitles, present participle entitling, simple past and past participle entitled)

  1. To give a title to. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. To dignify by an honorary designation.
  3. To give power or authority (to do something).
    A passport entitles the bearer to travel to other countries.
  4. To give rightful ownership.
  5. To give a title to a book, film, play, etc.

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