Entitled vs titled

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Allen165

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Could someone explain to me the difference between "entitle" and "title"? Does it make a difference in the sentences below whether one uses "entitle" or "title"?

"He entitled/titled the book...."

"The book is entitled/titled...."

Thanks a lot.
 

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Could someone explain to me the difference between "entitle" and "title"? Does it make a difference in the sentences below whether one uses "entitle" or "title"?

"He entitled/titled the book...."

"The book is entitled/titled...."

Thanks a lot.

***** NOT A TEACHER *****

Good morning, Jasmin.

(1) The only reason that I dare answer your question is that I have an

authoritative source.

(2) Mr. Bryan A. Garner, like you, is in the legal field.

(3) Furthermore, his A DICTIONARY OF MODERN AMERICAN USAGE is considered by many people to be the American FOWLER.

(4) This is what he says:

(a) A book entitled Woe Unto You, Lawyers! (past-participal adjective)

BUT

(b) What are you going to title your article? NOT: What are you going to entitle your article? (Used as transitive verb)

*****

I understand that Mr. Garner has written some books on legal language. Perhaps a search on Google will give you some good leads.

Have a nice day! Thanks again for forcing me to learn something that I hadn't known.
 

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I don't see any difference!

The ADCE says they're synonyms.
 

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