[verb en-teyl; noun en-teyl, en-teyl] /verb ɛnˈteɪl; noun ɛnˈteɪl, ˈɛn teɪl/
verb (used with object)
to cause or involve by necessity or as a consequence:
a loss entailing no regret.
to impose as a burden:
Success entails hard work.
Law. to limit the passage of (a landed estate) to a specified line of heirs, so that it cannot be alienated, devised, or bequeathed.
Law. to cause (anything) to descend to a fixed series of possessors.
the act of entailing.
Law. the state of being entailed.
any predetermined order of succession, as to an office.
Law. something that is entailed, as an estate.
Law. the rule of descent settled for an estate.
to bring about or impose by necessity; have as a necessary consequence: this task entails careful thought
(property law) to restrict (the descent of an estate) to a designated line of heirs
(logic) to have as a necessary consequence
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.
[en-teyl-muh nt] /ɛnˈteɪl mənt/ noun 1. the act or fact of , or involving by necessity or as a consequence: The logical entailment of this approach is that the right way to design a curriculum is to make it free of bias. 2. something involved as a necessary part or consequence of something: Long hours […]
[verb en-teyl; noun en-teyl, en-teyl] /verb ɛnˈteɪl; noun ɛnˈteɪl, ˈɛn teɪl/ verb (used with object) 1. to cause or involve by necessity or as a consequence: a loss entailing no regret. 2. to impose as a burden: Success entails hard work. 3. Law. to limit the passage of (a landed estate) to a specified line […]
ental en·tal (ěn’tl) adj. Of or situated on the inside; inner; internal.
[en-tuh-mee-buh] /ˌɛn təˈmi bə/ noun, plural entamebae [en-tuh-mee-bee] /ˌɛn təˈmi bi/ (Show IPA), entamebas. Biology. 1. any protozoan of the genus Entamoeba, members of which are parasitic in vertebrates, including the human pathogens E. gingivalis, found in dental plaque, and E. histolytica, the cause of amebic dysentery. entameba en·ta·me·ba or en·ta·moe·ba (ěn’tə-mē’bə) or en·da·me·ba or […]