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Definition of the noun entail
What does entail mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: entails
- land received by fee tail
- the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple
Alternative definition of the noun entail
- That which is entailed. Hence
- [obsolete] Delicately carved ornamental work; intaglio.
Definition of the verb entail
What does entail mean as a doing word?
Entail is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.
verb - inflections: entailed | entailing | entails
- have as a logical consequence
- impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result
- limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs
Alternative definition of the verb entail
- [transitive] To imply or require.
- [transitive] To settle or fix inalienably on a person or thing, or on a person and his descendants or a certain line of descendants; -- said especially of an estate; to bestow as a heritage.
- [transitive] [obsolete] To appoint hereditary possessor.
- [transitive] [obsolete] To cut or carve in an ornamental way.
Definition of the verb entail for high school students
- to include as a necessary step
- example: Building a new fence entails tearing down the old one.
The verb entail is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
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Reducing Environmental Harm through Our Social Motivation by Mikael Klintman
But again,thematerial motivation approach is consistent with theview thatsociety maydevelop policy schemesthat makesuch rationality entail means orside effects through which negative externalities (suchasecological harm) are reduced.
Epistemology & Methodology II: Understanding the World by Mario BUNGE
entail is that truth is no substitute for usefulness or conversely, whence the search for truth is not the same as the search for usefulness. In particular, science is not identical with technology. In a way the latter is more demanding than the ...
A Practical Handbook by A. Kidd
ENTAIL is a logical analysis of the construct system taking the expert's distinctions to be fuzzy predicates (Gaines, 1976, Zadeh, 1972). The entailment structure it generates can be used as a decision tree expressing the relationship between ...
Scots and its Literature (1996)
by J. Derrick McClure
As is usual with Galt, The Entail is a social documentary novel: the careful dating of events in the narrative by references to actual history, the passing comments on developments in trade, commerce, agriculture, and even sartorial fashions, ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
ENTAIL. m. s. [feudeum talliatum, from the French entaille, cut, from tailler, to cut.) 1. The estate entailed or settled, with regard to the rule of its descent. 2. The rule of descent settled for any estate. 3. Engraver's work; inlay. Obsolete.- Well ...
A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern ... (1995)
by Henry Campbell Black
ENTAIL, v. To settle or limit the succession to real property ; to create an estate tail. ENTAIL, n. A fee abridged or limited to the Issue, or certain classes of issue, instead of descending to all the heirs. 1 Washb. Real Prop. 66; Cowell; 2 BL Comm ...
Chambers's encyclopaedia (1900)
a dictionary of universal knowledge by David Patrick, William Geddie
ENTAIL ENTERITIS 387 clauses — Le. clauses declaring the act of alienation to be null, and to infer the forfeiture of the estate. The form thus adopted, which resembles closely the form of the 1 Ionian deed already noticed, was fortified by a ...
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Scrabble value of E1N1T1A1I1L1
The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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