HyperDic: entitle

English > 3 senses of the word entitle:
VERBsocialentitlegive the right to
communicationentitle, titlegive a title / title to
socialentitle, ennoble, gentlegive a title / title to someone
entitle > pronunciation
Soundsehntay'tahl; ihntay'tahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > entitle: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningGive the right to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelThey entitle him to write the letter
Example"The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file"
Broaderempower, authorise, authorizeGive or delegate power or authority to
Spanishautorizar, dar derecho a
Nounsentitlementright granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits)
English > entitle: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningGive a title / title to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Narrowerproclaimdeclare formally
Broadername, call, know as, be known asAssign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
Spanishautorizar, facultar, titular
Catalanautoritzar, titular
English > entitle: 3 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningGive a title / title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsennoble, gentle
Narrowerbaronetize, baronetiseconfer baronetcy upon
knight, dubRaise (someone) to knighthood
lordmake a lord of someone
Broaderpromote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevateGive a promotion to or assign to a higher position

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