entitle

  • 1Entitle — 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2entitle — UK US /ɪnˈtaɪtl/ verb [T] LAW, HR ► to give someone the right to do or have something: entitle sb to (do) sth »The chief executive will face protest at the AGM over his contract, which could entitle him to a £5m pay off. be entitled to (do) sth… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3entitle — en·ti·tle vt tled, tling: to give an enforceable right to claim something her will entitle s her daughters to half of her estate Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4entitle — [v1] name, label baptize, call, characterize, christen, denominate, designate, dub, nickname, style, subtitle, term, title; concept 62 entitle [v2] hold right to accredit, allow, authorize, be in line for*, confer a right, empower, enable,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5entitle — (v.) late 14c., to give a title to a chapter, book, etc., from Anglo Fr. entitler, O.Fr. entiteler (Mod.Fr. intituler), from L.L. intitulare, from in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + titulus title (see TITLE (Cf. title)). Meaning …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6entitle — ► VERB 1) give (someone) a right to do or have. 2) give a title to (a book, play, etc.). DERIVATIVES entitlement noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7entitle — [en tīt′ l, intīt′ l] vt. entitled, entitling [ME entitlen < OFr entituler < LL intitulare < L in, in + titulus, TITLE] 1. to give a title or name to 2. to honor or dignify by a title 3. to give a right or legal title to; qualify (a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8entitle — v. 1) (d; tr.) to entitle to (your years of service entitle you to a pension) 2) (H) to entitle smb. to do smt. * * * [ɪn taɪtl] (H) to entitle smb. to do smt. (d; tr.) to entitle to (your years of service entitle you to a pension) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9entitle */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˈtaɪt(ə)l] / US verb [transitive] Word forms entitle : present tense I/you/we/they entitle he/she/it entitles present participle entitling past tense entitled past participle entitled 1) [often passive] to give someone the right to do… …

    English dictionary

  • 10entitle — en|ti|tle [ ın taıtl ] verb transitive ** 1. ) often passive to give someone the right to do something: entitle someone to something: Membership entitles you to reduced season tickets. entitle someone to do something: The people who are entitled… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11entitle — In its usual sense, to entitle is to give a right or legal title to. Schmidt v. Gibbons, 101 Ariz. 222, 418 P.2d 378, 380. To qualify for; to furnish with proper grounds for seeking or claiming. In ecclesiastical law, to entitle is to give a… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 12entitle — In its usual sense, to entitle is to give a right or legal title to. Schmidt v. Gibbons, 101 Ariz. 222, 418 P.2d 378, 380. To qualify for; to furnish with proper grounds for seeking or claiming. In ecclesiastical law, to entitle is to give a… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13entitle to — phr verb Entitle to is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑voucher …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14entitle — en|ti|tle W2S2 [ınˈtaıtl] v [T often passive] 1.) to give someone the official right to do or have something be entitled to (do) sth ▪ Full time employees are entitled to receive health insurance. entitle sb to sth ▪ Membership entitles you to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15entitle — [[t]ɪnta͟ɪt(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ entitles, entitling, entitled 1) VERB If you are entitled to something, you have the right to have it or do it. [V n to n] If the warranty is limited, the terms may entitle you to a replacement or refund... [V n to n]… …

    English dictionary

  • 16entitle — /ɛnˈtaɪtl / (say en tuytl), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (t) (entitled, entitling) 1. to give (a person or thing) a title, right, or claim to something; furnish with grounds for laying claim. 2. to call by a particular title or name; name. 3. to… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 17entitle — transitive verb (entitled; entitling) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French entitler, from Late Latin intitulare, from Latin in + titulus title Date: 14th century 1. to give a title to ; designate 2. to furnish with proper grounds for… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18entitle — /en tuyt l/, v.t., entitled, entitling. 1. to give (a person or thing) a title, right, or claim to something; furnish with grounds for laying claim: His executive position entitled him to certain courtesies rarely accorded others. 2. to call by a …

    Universalium

  • 19entitle — verb /ənˈtaɪtəl,ənˈtaɪ.təl,ɛnˈtaɪ.təl/ a) To give a title to; to dignify by an honorary designation. b) To bestow the right to do (to own, to demand, or to receive) something, to someone. Syn: name, designate, empower, qualify, enable …

    Wiktionary

  • 20Entitle — Озаглавить; называть, давать название …

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