AskDefine | Define entitle

Dictionary Definition

entitle

Verb

1 give the right to; "The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file"
2 give a title to [syn: title]
3 give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility [syn: ennoble, gentle]

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English

Etymology

entituler, intituler, intitulare.

Pronunciation

ipacregion Canada

Verb

  1. To give a title to; to dignify by an honorary designation.
  2. To bestow the right to do (to own, to demand, or to receive) something, to someone.
  3. To give a title to a book, film, play, etc.

Translations

To give a title to; to dignify by an honorary designation
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