Word family noun title subtitle subtitles entitlement adjective titled subtitled verb entitle subtitle
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishentitleen‧ti‧tle /ɪnˈtaɪtl/ ●●○ S3 W3 verb [transitive] 1 RIGHT/HAVE THE RIGHT TOto give someone the official right to do or have somethingbe entitled to (do) something Full-time employees are entitled to receive health insurance.entitle somebody to something Membership entitles you to the monthly journal.Grammar Entitle is often passive in this meaning.see thesaurus at allow2 be entitled something→ See Verb table
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entitleI must give Bedwyr the trust and freedom to which he is entitled.However, when the loan is repaid, the company is entitled to a refund of the corporation tax.Women not in immediate physical danger were considered privileged enough and therefore not entitled to aspire to or expect equality.Conversely, you may be entitled to disobey an instruction which management ostensibly has the power to give.Ethiopian Jews were entitled to immigrate to Israel under the Law of Return.Veterans are entitled to the best.After all, they had paid for their rations; they were entitled to them.How many breaks I am entitled to under the law?Being a member entitles you to discounts on tickets.be entitled to (do) somethingInsurance All members are entitled to £500 free insurance cover on their instruments and equipment against damage and loss.Buyers of the Ford Bronco utility vehicle will be entitled to a $ 2,000 rebate.We are entitled to ask who will look after the public interest and to consider the problems for individual travellers.In all such cases the plaintiff is entitled to damages to compensate him for the lost benefit.Lee Thorn got what he deserved and what he was entitled to in our system -- a fair trial.You are entitled to know what will happen if you transgress again.Mrs Roper and I were entitled to legal aid, but unfortunately Mrs McNeil wasn't, and that proved disastrous.Those over 70 and certain other vulnerable groups are entitled to receive advice and assistance connected with wills.Only full-time employees are entitled to receive health insurance.