disentail

[ dis-en-teyl ]
/ ˌdɪs ɛnˈteɪl /

verb (used with object) Law.

to free (an estate) from entail.

Nearby words

  1. disenfranchise,
  2. disengage,
  3. disengaged,
  4. disengagement,
  5. disenroll,
  6. disentangle,
  7. disenthral,
  8. disenthrall,
  9. disenthrone,
  10. disentitle

Origin of disentail

First recorded in 1635–45; dis-1 + entail

Related formsdis·en·tail·ment, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for disentail

disentail

/ (ˌdɪsɪnˈteɪl) property law /

verb

to free (an estate) from entail

noun

the act of disentailing; disentailment
Derived Formsdisentailment, noun

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