Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. Chiefly British To give a designation or title to (a legislative act, for example).

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  • v. To entitle; to give a title to.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To entitle; to give a title to.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To give a right or title to, or distinguish or call by, as a title or name; entitle or entitule.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English entitelen, intitulen, from Old French intituler, from Late Latin intitulāre : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Late Latin titulāre, to entitle (from Latin titulus, title).

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Compare French intituler. See entitle.

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