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entitle

en·ti·tle

entitle

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn taI tl
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: entitled, entitles, entitling
definition 1: to give a right or legal claim to.
We are entitled to freedom of speech.You are entitled to half the money from the sale.
similar words:
allow, authorize, enable, license, permit, qualify
definition 2: to give a title to; name.
She entitled the poem, "Worm trip."
synonyms:
name, title
similar words:
call, christen, term
derivation: entitlement (n.)
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