Entitle

Definition of Entitle

En`ti´tle
v. t.1.To give a title to; to affix to as a name or appellation; hence, also, to dignify by an honorary designation; to denominate; to call; as, to entitle a book "Commentaries;" to entitle a man "Honorable."
[imp. & p. p. Entitled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Entitling .]
That which . . . we entitle patience.
- Shak.
2.To give a claim to; to qualify for, with a direct object of the person, and a remote object of the thing; to furnish with grounds for seeking or claiming with success; as, an officer's talents entitle him to command.
3.To attribute; to ascribe.

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baptize, certificate, certify, charter, christen, define, denominate, designate, dub, enable, enfranchise, fit, franchise, give official sanction, give power, identify, legalize, legitimize, let, nickname, nominate, patent, permit, privilege, qualify, ratify, sanction, specify, style, tag, term, title, validate, warrant
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