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3 definitions found
 for entitle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Entitle \En*ti"tle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entitled; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Entitling.] [OF. entituler, F. intituler, LL.
     intitulare, fr. L. in + titulus title. See Title, and cf.
     Intitule.]
     1. To give a title to; to affix to as a name or appellation;
        hence, also, to dignify by an honorary designation; to
        denominate; to call; as, to entitle a book "Commentaries;"
        to entitle a man "Honorable."
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              That which . . . we entitle patience. --Shak.
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     2. To give a claim to; to qualify for, with a direct object
        of the person, and a remote object of the thing; to
        furnish with grounds for seeking or claiming with success;
        as, an officer's talents entitle him to command.
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     3. To attribute; to ascribe. [Obs.]
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              The ancient proverb . . . entitles this work . . .
              peculiarly to God himself.            --Milton.
  
     Syn: To name; designate; style; characterize; empower;
          qualify; enable; fit.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "entitle":
     allow, authorize, baptize, call, certificate, certify, charter,
     christen, define, denominate, designate, dub, empower, enable,
     enfranchise, fit, franchise, give official sanction, give power,
     identify, label, legalize, legitimize, let, license, name,
     nickname, nominate, patent, permit, privilege, qualify, ratify,
     sanction, specify, style, tag, term, title, validate, warrant
  
  

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