Meaning of entitle

en•ti•tle

Pronunciation: (en-tīt'l), [key]
— -tled, -tling.
  1. to give (a person or thing) a title, right, or claim to something; furnish with grounds for laying claim: His executive position entitled him to certain courtesies rarely accorded others.
  2. to call by a particular title or name: What was the book entitled?
  3. to designate (a person) by an honorary title.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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