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Definition of "entitle" []

  • To give a name or title to. (verb-transitive)
  • To furnish with a right or claim to something: The coupon entitles the bearer to a 25 percent savings. Every citizen is entitled to equal protection under the law. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "entitle" in a sentence
  • "Two of the titles entitle "Gold Fever" and "Silver Fever," but it's -- this has done wonders for the book's sales."
  • "27 If the entity has issued options, and the terms entitle option holders to participate on exercise, the date on which notices will be sent to option holders"
  • "I would wish to know if the misfortunes which have happened to you -- misfortunes entirely beyond your control, and which in no degree diminish my regard for you -- I would wish to know if they have not, in some measure, contributed to render you a stranger to the world in which your fortune and your name entitle you to make a conspicuous figure? ""