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verb (used with object), in·tit·uled, in·tit·ul·ing. British.
  1. to give a title to (a legislative act, etc.); entitle.
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Origin of intitule

1375–1425; < Late Latin intitulāre, derivative of titulus title (see in-2); replacing late Middle English entitulen < Middle French entituler < Late Latin, as above; cf. entitle
Related formsin·tit·u·la·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for intituled

Historical Examples

  • And it becomes due to his natural person, because he is intituled to that office.

    Novanglus, and Massachusettensis

    John Adams

  • It was divided into portions, and one of these portions was intituled "Here Begin Terrors."

    Far Off Things

    Arthur Machen

  • After Leofriks death, his sonne Algar was made earle, and intituled in all his lands and seigniories.

  • Another is intituled with these words, The burials of the kings of Ireland, bicause foure of them lie in that place.

  • The author of the booke, intituled Eulogium historiarum, doth call this stret the Lelme.

British Dictionary definitions for intituled


  1. (tr) parliamentary procedure (in Britain) to entitle (an Act)
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Word Origin

C15: from Old French intituler, from Latin titulus title
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