Definition of entitle
- this ticket entitles the bearer to free admission
He entitled his book “My Life on Mars.”
the card entitles my grandmother to the discount for senior citizens
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: to give a title to (something, such as a book)
: to give a right to (someone)
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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