verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for entails
In fact, that candy store is heavy industry, with all the mess that entails.
These entrepreneurs have chosen to incorporate as private businesses, with all the legal rights and privileges that entails.Refusing to Marry Same-Sex Couples Isn’t Religious Freedom, It’s Just Discrimination|Sally Kohn|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the contemporary Western world, unless we are eating sandwiches or soup, almost every meal we eat now entails a fork.The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But this entails extraordinary risks and often months of planning.
Now Cindy Bullens is telling the world she has decided to be Cidny, a man—and is grappling with all that entails.Singer Cindy Bullens Goes Public: She’s Becoming Cidny, a Man|Cidny Bullens|June 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Measuring the practice of entails by the rule of utility, Mr M'Culloch selects two points as the principal topics of discussion.
This entails another cigar, and it is wonderful how soon one o'clock in the morning comes round again.M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."|G.J. Whyte-Melville
It was a violent measure; but to hold a country in subjection against its will is itself an act of violence which entails others.The Earl of Beaconsfield|James Anthony Froude
Upon this belief of his he bases nothing less than the dogma of the existence of God, which entails all the others.
It entails no obligations, and is as democratic as an electric car.The Champagne Standard|Mrs. John Lane
British Dictionary definitions for entails
- the restriction imposed by entailing an estate
- an estate that has been entailed
Word Origin for entail
Word Origin and History for entails
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.