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entitle

en·ti·tle

entitle

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn taI tl
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: entitled, entitles, entitling
definition 1: to give a right or legal claim to.
You are not entitled to the proceeds of the sale.Are we entitled to freedom?
similar words:
allow, authorize, enable, license, permit, privilege, qualify
definition 2: to give a title to; name.
She entitled the book after a line from Shakespeare.
synonyms:
name, title
similar words:
call, christen, dub, term
derivation: entitlement (n.)
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