Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb entitle

3 senses of entitle

Sense 1
entitle -- (give the right to; "The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file")
       => empower, authorise, authorize -- (give or delegate power or authority to; "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers")

Sense 2
entitle, title -- (give a title to)
       => name, call -- (assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader")

Sense 3
ennoble, gentle, entitle -- (give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility)
       => promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate -- (give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work")

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