English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'entitlement'

(noun) 
You lose your entitlement to benefit when you start work.
Synonyms
right
a woman's right to choose
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claim
The Tudors had a tenuous claim to the monarchy.
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due
No doubt he felt it was his due.
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licence
Fiction gives her licence to go where the traditional biographer would not dare to tread.
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permission
They cannot leave the country without permission.
Women and children have been given permission to leave.
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privilege
The ancient powers and privileges of the House of Commons.
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prerogative
I thought it was a woman's prerogative to change her mind?
(noun) 
such benefits as sick pay, holiday pay and pension entitlement
Synonyms
allowance
I weighed out my allowance of sugar.
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grant
My application for a grant has been rejected.
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quota
The quota of four tickets per person had been reduced to two.
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ration
The meat ration was down to one pound per person per week.
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allocation
During rationing we had a sugar allocation.
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allotment
His meagre allotment of gas had to be saved for emergencies.
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apportionment
the apportionment of resources

Additional synonyms

in the sense of allocation
During rationing we had a sugar allocation.
in the sense of allotment
His meagre allotment of gas had to be saved for emergencies.
in the sense of apportionment
the apportionment of resources
Synonyms
sharing,
dispensing,
meting out,
doling out,
dealing out,
measuring out,
parcelling out,
rationing out

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