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en·tail

 (ĕn-tāl′, ĭn-)
tr.v. en·tailed, en·tail·ing, en·tails
1. To have, impose, or require as a necessary accompaniment or consequence: The investment entailed a high risk. The proposition X is a rose entails the proposition X is a flower because all roses are flowers.
2. To limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs.
3. To bestow or impose on a person or a specified succession of heirs.
n.
1.
a. The act of entailing, especially property.
b. The state of being entailed.
2. An entailed estate.
3. A predetermined order of succession, as to an estate or to an office.
4. Something transmitted as if by unalterable inheritance.

[Middle English entaillen, to limit inheritance to specific heirs : en-, intensive pref.; see en-1 + taille, tail; see tail2.]

en·tail′ment n.

entail

(ɪnˈteɪl)
vb (tr)
1. to bring about or impose by necessity; have as a necessary consequence: this task entails careful thought.
2. (Law) property law to restrict (the descent of an estate) to a designated line of heirs
3. (Logic) logic to have as a necessary consequence
n
(Law) property law
a. the restriction imposed by entailing an estate
b. an estate that has been entailed
[C14: entaillen, from en-1 + taille limitation, tail2]
enˈtailer n

en•tail

(v. ɛnˈteɪl; n. also ˈɛn teɪl)

v.t.
1. to cause or involve by necessity or as a consequence: This project will entail a lot of work.
2. to limit the passage of (real property) to a specified line or category of heirs.
3. to cause (anything) to descend to a fixed series of possessors.
n.
4. the act of entailing.
5. the state of being entailed.
6. any predetermined order of succession, as to an office.
7. something that is entailed, as an estate.
8. the rule of descent settled for an estate.
[1350–1400; Middle English; see en-1, tail2]
en•tail′er, n.
en•tail′ment, n.

entail


Past participle: entailed
Gerund: entailing

Imperative
entail
entail
Present
I entail
you entail
he/she/it entails
we entail
you entail
they entail
Preterite
I entailed
you entailed
he/she/it entailed
we entailed
you entailed
they entailed
Present Continuous
I am entailing
you are entailing
he/she/it is entailing
we are entailing
you are entailing
they are entailing
Present Perfect
I have entailed
you have entailed
he/she/it has entailed
we have entailed
you have entailed
they have entailed
Past Continuous
I was entailing
you were entailing
he/she/it was entailing
we were entailing
you were entailing
they were entailing
Past Perfect
I had entailed
you had entailed
he/she/it had entailed
we had entailed
you had entailed
they had entailed
Future
I will entail
you will entail
he/she/it will entail
we will entail
you will entail
they will entail
Future Perfect
I will have entailed
you will have entailed
he/she/it will have entailed
we will have entailed
you will have entailed
they will have entailed
Future Continuous
I will be entailing
you will be entailing
he/she/it will be entailing
we will be entailing
you will be entailing
they will be entailing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been entailing
you have been entailing
he/she/it has been entailing
we have been entailing
you have been entailing
they have been entailing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been entailing
you will have been entailing
he/she/it will have been entailing
we will have been entailing
you will have been entailing
they will have been entailing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been entailing
you had been entailing
he/she/it had been entailing
we had been entailing
you had been entailing
they had been entailing
Conditional
I would entail
you would entail
he/she/it would entail
we would entail
you would entail
they would entail
Past Conditional
I would have entailed
you would have entailed
he/she/it would have entailed
we would have entailed
you would have entailed
they would have entailed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entail - land received by fee tail
acres, demesne, landed estate, estate, land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
2.entail - the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
Verb1.entail - have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"
necessitate - cause to be a concomitant
2.entail - impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result; "What does this move entail?"
lead - tend to or result in; "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests"
3.entail - limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs
bequeath, will, leave - leave or give by will after one's death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate"

entail

entail

verb
1. To have as an accompaniment, a condition, or a consequence:
2. To have as a need or prerequisite:
Translations
يَسْتَلْزِم، يَتَطَلَّب
indebæremedføre
hafa í för meî sér
būt saistītamizraisīt
gerektirmekicap etmek

entail

[ɪnˈteɪl]
A. VT
1. (= necessitate) → suponer, implicar; [+ hardship, suffering] → acarrear, traer consigo
it entails a lot of worksupone or implica mucho trabajo
it entailed buying a new carsupuso comprar un coche nuevo
what does the job entail?¿en qué consiste el trabajo?
2. (Jur) → vincular
B. N (Jur) → vínculo m

entail

[ɪnˈteɪl] vt [+ risk] → comporter; [+ cost, loss] → entraîner; [+ changes] → entraîner
to entail doing sth → impliquer de faire qch
What does this entail? → Qu'est ce que cela signifie?

entail

vt
expense, inconvenience, changesmit sich bringen; risk, difficulty, lossverbunden sein mit, mit sich bringen; (= involve) workerforderlich machen; what is entailed in buying a house?was ist zum Hauskauf alles erforderlich?; this will entail (my) buying a new cardas bringt mit sich or macht es erforderlich, dass ich mir ein neues Auto kaufen muss
(Logic) if x = y, not x entails not ywenn x = y ist, so folgt daraus, dass nicht x nicht = y ist
(Jur) to entail an estateein Gut als Fideikommiss vererben; entailed estateunveräußerliches Erbgut, Fideikommiss nt

entail

[ɪnˈteɪl] vtcomportare
it entailed buying a new car → comportava l'acquisto di una nuova macchina

entail

(inˈteil) verb
to bring as a result; to require. These alterations will entail great expense.
References in classic literature ?
It implied that the weaknesses and defects, the bad passions, the mean tendencies, and the moral diseases which lead to crime are handed down from one generation to another, by a far surer process of transmission than human law has been able to establish in respect to the riches and honors which it seeks to entail upon posterity.
It offers him the information necessary to secure his own safety, on condition that he makes it worth the writer's while to run the serious personal risk which such a disclosure will entail on him.
I'd have you to remember, sir, my property's got no entail on it;--since my grandfather's time the Casses can do as they like with their land.
If the particular States in this country are disposed to stand in a similar relation to each other, and to drop the project of a general DISCRETIONARY SUPERINTENDENCE, the scheme would indeed be pernicious, and would entail upon us all the mischiefs which have been enumerated under the first head; but it would have the merit of being, at least, consistent and practicable Abandoning all views towards a confederate government, this would bring us to a simple alliance offensive and defensive; and would place us in a situation to be alternate friends and enemies of each other, as our mutual jealousies and rivalships, nourished by the intrigues of foreign nations, should prescribe to us.
Dessessart, who esteemed D'Artagnan, made him offers of help, as this change would entail expenses for equipment.
exclaimed Caderousse, who, by a last effort of intellect, had followed the reading of the letter, and instinctively comprehended all the misery which such a denunciation must entail.
He saw the fertile fields of New England proportioned out among a few great landholders, and descending by entail from generation to generation.
An act of vengeance on your part against Arthur would simply be another evil added to those we are suffering under: you could not bear the punishment alone; you would entail the worst sorrows on every one who loves you.
As you will readily understand, a specialist who aims high is compelled to start in one of a dozen streets in the Cavendish Square quarter, all of which entail enormous rents and furnishing expenses.
He was eager that I should break the entail, and he was of opinion that it lay in my power to do so.
I hope you're not disposing of somebody's fortune in a hurry," she remarked, gazing at the documents on his table, "or cutting off an entail at one blow, because I want to ask you to do me a favor.
Yes, David," he concluded, "it would entail murder to carry out your plan.