dis·​en·​tit·​le ˌdis-in-ˈtī-tᵊl How to pronounce disentitle (audio)
disentitled; disentitling; disentitles

transitive verb

: to deprive of title, claim, or right

Word History

First Known Use

1654, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disentitle was in 1654

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“Disentitle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disentitle. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

Legal Definition


transitive verb
dis·​en·​tit·​le dis-ᵊn-ˈtīt-ᵊl How to pronounce disentitle (audio)
: to deprive of title, claim, or right

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