verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for entailed
When one thinks of that, and the responsibility it entailed, it makes the hairs on the back of the neck move.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Twice in the past two weeks, this has entailed meeting a plane on the runway to retriever sick passengers who may be infected.
I guess they were rightly afraid of what they might have heard, of what the answering might have entailed for us all.Possessed by PTSD, A Veteran Uses Exorcisms to Cast Out His Demons|Brian Van Reet|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Enlightened liberalism, you see, entailed a certain courtesy, precision, evidence, reasoning.
The recession, and all it entailed—unemployment, stagnating wages, etc.—surely played a part.Young Americans Are Abandoning Car Ownership and Driving|William O’Connor|July 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I have very little to dispose of; it is almost all entailed property.Guy Livingstone;|George A. Lawrence
That entailed enormous and needless expense in addition to the delay.A Captain in the Ranks|George Cary Eggleston
There is one comfort—I believe she hates it as much as I do; but it is not entailed property—he can leave it all away from her.'Heriot's Choice|Rosa Nouchette Carey
Why, the property is all entailed, and he will scarcely have a half-penny, for his mother brought no money to the Arnotts.Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales|Henry Rider Haggard
This was a sad legacy, entailed on the young monarch by his father's ambition.History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain.|William H. Prescott
British Dictionary definitions for entailed
- the restriction imposed by entailing an estate
- an estate that has been entailed
Word Origin for entail
Word Origin and History for entailed
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.