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.

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Origin of disentitle

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

OTHER WORDS FROM disentitle

dis·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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