HyperDic: entail

English > 5 senses of the word entail:
VERBstativeentail, imply, meanhave as a logical consequence
stativeentail, implicateimpose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result
possessionentail, fee-taillimit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs
NOUNpossessionentailland received by fee tail
actentailthe act of entailing property
entail > pronunciation
Soundsehntey'l
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English > entail: 5 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningLand received by fee tail.
Broaderestate, land, landed estate, acres, demesneextensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
English > entail: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple.
BroaderchangeThe action of changing something
English > entail: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningHave as a logical consequence.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsimply, mean
BroadernecessitateCause to be a concomitant
Spanishacarrear, comportar, implicar, ocasionar, presuponer, suponer
Catalanencloure, implicar
Nounsentailmentsomething that is inferred / inferred / inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
English > entail: 5 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningimpose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"What does this move entail?"
Synonymimplicate
Broaderleadtend to or result in
Spanishcomportar, conllevar, entrañar, implicar a, implicar, suponer
Catalancomportar
English > entail: 5 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningLimit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymfee-tail
Broaderbequeath, will, leaveLeave or give by will after one's death

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