entitled

entitled
I adjective allowed, authorized, deserved, deserving, desirable, due, earned, eligible, empowered, fit, having the right, justified, labeled, legalized, licensed, merited, ordained, permitted, privileged, qualified, sanctioned, suitable, warranted, worthy II index desirable (qualified), meritorious, privileged, qualified (competent)

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  • entitled — To be entitled to means ‘to have a right or claim to’ and can be followed by a noun (or noun phrase) or by a to infinitive with a clause: Everyone is entitled to an opinion / We are entitled to make personal choices. It should not be used as a… …   Modern English usage

  • entitled — adj. (cannot stand alone) 1) entitled to (she is fully entitled to benefits) 2) entitled to + inf. (we are entitled to attend all concerts free) * * * (cannot stand alone) entitled to (she is fully entitled to benefits) entitled to + inf. (we are …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Entitled — Entitle En*ti tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entitled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Entitling}.] [OF. entituler, F. intituler, LL. intitulare, fr. L. in + titulus title. See {Title}, and cf. {Intitule}.] 1. To give a title to; to affix to as a name or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • entitled — Synonyms and related words: ascribable, attributable, authorized, chartered, deserved, deserving, due, earned, empowered, enfranchised, entitled to, franchised, justified, licensed, merited, meriting, meritorious, patented, privileged, qualified …   Moby Thesaurus

  • entitled — un·entitled; …   English syllables

  • entitled — adjective qualified for by right according to law (Freq. 11) we are all entitled to equal protection under the law • Similar to: ↑eligible …   Useful english dictionary

  • entitled spouse — in Scots family law, one of the subject of the regime established in relation to the protection of victims of domestic violence in the matrimonial home. An entitled spouse is generally the owner or tenant or other person entitled to live in a… …   Law dictionary

  • entitled to acceptance and belief — index authentic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • entitled to compensation — qualified to receive reimbursement or reparation, entitled to remuneration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • entitled to damages — qualified to receive compensation, entitled to reparation …   English contemporary dictionary

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