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English verb: entitle

1. entitle (social) give the right to


SamplesThe Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file.


ExamplesThey entitle him to write the letter


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)authorise, authorize, empower

2. entitle (communication) give a title to


Synonymstitle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)call, name


Narrower (hyponym)proclaim

3. entitle (social) give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility


Synonymsennoble, gentle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade


Narrower (hyponym)baronetise, baronetize, dub, knight, lord









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