Entitle in a sentence as a verb

It's not easy to crack a safe, but doing so does not entitle you to the contents.

Having a startup doesn't entitle you to free labor.

It is an essential element of rights to action that they entitle one to do that which one should not.

Bringing cookies at your spouse's work place doesn't entitle you to anything more than polite greetings.

You may not be familiar with a style of programming, but that doesn't entitle you to spread FUD about it.

She has a right to be offended, but it doesn't actually entitle her to have anything done about it.

If someone steals your private key, that does not entitle him to decrypt and read the message whose sole intended recipient is you.

Creating an innovative new distribution system doesn't entitle you to get content for that system for free.

> It doesn't even really entitle you to an extra 10%.Depends on the capabilities of the business guy.

It takes 5 years or more to entitle and build an urban mid- or high-rise housing development, which means it's a crapshoot whether a boom will be on when you're done.

Big Daddy G basically sees most affiliates as bugs which, if fixed, would entitle them to an extra 100%+ on the purchase at issue over what they're getting currently.

However, I don't feel that these contributions entitle GNU to a special prefix on the OS name any more than it entitles KDE, Mozilla, Xorg, or anyone else to a special prefix.

It doesn't even really entitle you to an extra 10%.In the beginning, your job is probably going to be to find a place to work, deal with the guy who's installing the Internet line, buying computers, buying food, buying and assembling furniture and generally just making things work.

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

Whoever, with intent to injure or defraud, falsely makes, alters, forges or counterfeits a railroad ticket, railroad mileage book or railroad pass, or a ticket, badge, pass or any written or printed license purporting to entitle the holder or owner thereof to admission to any exhibition, entertainment, performance, match or contest of any kind, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than three years or in jail for not more than two years, or by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars.

Entitle definitions


give the right to; "The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file"


give a title to

See also: title


give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

See also: ennoble gentle