disentitle

[ dis-en-tahyt-l ]
/ ˌdɪs ɛnˈtaɪt l /

verb (used with object), dis·en·ti·tled, dis·en·ti·tling.

to deprive of title or right.

Nearby words

  1. disentail,
  2. disentangle,
  3. disenthral,
  4. disenthrall,
  5. disenthrone,
  6. disentomb,
  7. disentrance,
  8. disentwine,
  9. disepalous,
  10. disequilibrate

Origin of disentitle

First recorded in 1645–55; dis-1 + entitle

Related formsdis·en·ti·tle·ment, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for disentitle

disentitle

/ (ˌdɪsɪnˈtaɪtəl) /

verb

(tr) to deprive of a title, right, or claim
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