Definitions for entitled
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word entitled.
qualified for by right according to law
"we are all entitled to equal protection under the law"
An entitlement is a provision made in accordance with a legal framework of a society. Typically, entitlements are based on concepts of principle ("rights") which are themselves based in concepts of social equality or enfranchisement. In psychology, entitlement mentality is defined as a sense of deservingness or being owed a favor when little or nothing has been done to deserve special treatment.
Entitled generally refers to having a rightful claim or belief to receive a certain privilege, respect, or treatment. It can also mean feeling that one inherently deserves special privileges or recognition. In literature or legal context, it means giving a particular title, name or designation to something.
To have the legislative authority and rights.
Under human rights legislation everyone is entitled to housing, education and an existence worthy of respect and dignity.
Submitted by MaryC on February 22, 2020
Verb form of the word entitle.
Everyone is entitled to their human rights.
Submitted by MaryC on February 22, 2020
Entitled vs. Titled -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Entitled and Titled.
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Rank popularity for the word 'entitled' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3329
Rank popularity for the word 'entitled' in Adjectives Frequency: #488
The numerical value of entitled in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of entitled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.
A woman is entitled to bring a pregnancy to term even if the man objects, shouldn't a man who is willing to take on all parental responsibilities be similarly entitled to bring his embryos to term even if the woman objects?
I don't think it's so much gendered criticism as it is a stupid argument, and you can quote me on that, it's a silly argument, as far as I'm concerned. The fact is that Elizabeth Warren is entitled to Elizabeth Warren position, Joe Biden is entitled to Joe Biden position and they're not going to be the same position -- they're different candidates.
As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality.
In free countries, every man is entitled to express his opinions and every other man is entitled not to listen. - G. Norman Collie
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