entails

[ verb en-teyl; noun en-teyl, en-teyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF entails
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENTAILS

I do not court publicity, but I cannot shirk my duty because it entails that.

The Ihrm must be put on, and the obligations of abstinence which it entails must be observed.

A choice which entails a concealed consequence is as to that consequence no choice.

The book also entails conventions of intellectual ownership.

For the Land's End is a show-place, and we know what that entails.

He welcomes the new matter, however, in spite of the labor it entails.

I tell you it entails hardships, and privations, and sufferings which you could not guess at.

How will Miss Perkins like this new relationship and all that it entails?

I know exactly what it is, and the mortification that it entails.

It entails a great sacrifice on your part, but the cause which we have at heart is worth it.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "convert (an estate) into 'fee tail' (feudum talliatum)," from en- (1) "make" + taile "legal limitation," especially of inheritance, ruling who succeeds in ownership and preventing it from being sold off, from Anglo-French taile, Old French taillie, past participle of taillier "allot, cut to shape," from Late Latin taliare. Sense of "have consequences" is 1829, from notion of "inseparable connection." Related: Entailed; entailling.

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