English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'entitle'

Additional synonyms

in the sense of denominate
Definition
to give a specific name to
he saw scarcely a single elevation that he cared to denominate a hill
in the sense of designate
Definition
to give a name to or describe as
one man interviewed in our study, whom we shall designate as `Mr E'
in the sense of dub
Definition
to give (a person or place) a name or nickname
He dubbed it the most exciting film currently in cinemas.
in the sense of empower
Definition
to give (someone) the power or authority to do something
The trustees of the museum are empowered to sell items from its collection.
Synonyms
give power to,
give authority to,
invest with power
in the sense of enable
The authorities issued visas to enable them to enter the country.
Synonyms
in the sense of label
Definition
to describe or classify in a word or phrase
Too often the press are labelled as irresponsible.
in the sense of license
Definition
to give permission to or for
the council can license a U.S. company to produce the drug
in the sense of name
Definition
to give a name to
My mother insisted on naming me Horace.
in the sense of permit
Definition
to allow (someone) to do something
I was permitted to bring my camera into the concert.Our constitution does not permit the sending of troops.
Synonyms
let,
agree to,
consent to,
give the green light to,
give leave or permission
in the sense of sanction
Definition
to officially approve of or allow
He may seem ready to sanction the use of force.

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