Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To vest title in; to place the caption on a pleading or other legal document.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In its usual sense, to entitle is to give a right or title. Therefore a person is said to be entitled to property when he has a right to it. Com. v. Moorhead, 7 Pa. Co. Ct. R. 516; Thompson v. Thompson, 107 Ain. 163, 18 South. 247. In ecclesiastical law. To entitle ls to give a title or ordination as a minister.