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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


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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