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1. entail

verb. ['ɛnˈteɪl'] have as a logical consequence.

Synonyms

  • mean
  • imply

Antonyms

  • stay
  • take office
  • act

Etymology

  • entaile (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • entaille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Entail

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

Sentences with entail


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Will your job entail selecting all hymns as well as service music?

2. Verb, base form
Depending on the recipe, this might simply entail salt and pepper or include a more complex rub.

Quotes about entail


1. He was one of those quite rare adults who communicate with small children fairly well and who love them all impartially--not in a sugary way but in a businesslike fashion that may sometimes entail a hug, in the same way that closing a big business deal may call for a handshake.
- Stephen King, The Gunslinger

2. Collaborations are the black holes of knowledge regimes. They willingly produce nothingness, opulence and ill behavior. And it is their very vacuity that is their strength...It does not entail the transmission of something from those who have to those who do not, but rather the setting in motion of a chain of unforeseen accesses.
- Florian Schneider

2. entail

verb. ['ɛnˈteɪl'] impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result.

Synonyms

  • implicate

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • hop on

Etymology

  • entaile (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • entaille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. entail

noun. ['ɛnˈteɪl'] the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple.

Antonyms

  • leave

Etymology

  • entaile (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • entaille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. entail

noun. ['ɛnˈteɪl'] land received by fee tail.

Synonyms

  • landed estate
  • land
  • demesne
  • estate

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • pull in
  • be born
  • log in

Etymology

  • entaile (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • entaille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. entail

verb. ['ɛnˈteɪl'] limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs.

Synonyms

  • bequeath
  • leave
  • fee-tail

Antonyms

  • dock
  • get on
  • come
  • file in

Etymology

  • entaile (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • entaille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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