entitle entitle  /ɛn ˈtaɪ təl/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) give the right to
  2. (v) give a title to
  3. (v) give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please.
  2. A lower court had ruled that a narrow and technical reading of the Social Security statute did not entitle Thomas to benefits.
  3. George Keller, formerly Hungarian Refugee Gyuri Kolozsdi, gets his big push from Henry Kissinger, who is given enough lines to entitle him to royalties.

News

  1. Dissecting the Jump in Real Interest Rates

    One of these days I am going entitle an article "You Are Going to Lose All of Your Money and Be Very Unhappy About It," but today is not that day, despite all of the reasons we have
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Guilty verdict in classified Cambodia papers case

    A military jury on Friday convicted a Hawaii-based Army officer of unauthorized possession of classified documents and giving a document with classified assessments of Cambodia to a person not entitle
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Watertown Daily Times

Quotes

  1. Promising to depart from the unilateralist policies of the Bush Administration, Obama argued that "our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please."
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Indian Express

  2. "I think people are going to talk about this game and maybe blow it out of proportion a little bit," Brees said. "This game doesn't entitle us to anything. It's just another win in the win column. . . . They only get tougher."
    on Nov 30, 2009 By: Drew Brees Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "When I go to St. Peter I will not present this as some act that will entitle me to get in," Buffett said on CNBC. "We're doing this to make money."
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Warren Buffett Source: Washington Post

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