Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun entail

2 senses of entail

Sense 1
entail -- (land received by fee tail)
       => estate, land, landed estate, acres, demesne -- (extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island")

Sense 2
entail -- (the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple)
       => change -- (the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb entail

3 senses of entail

Sense 1
entail, imply, mean -- (have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers")
       => necessitate -- (cause to be a concomitant)

Sense 2
entail, implicate -- (impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result; "What does this move entail?")
       => lead -- (tend to or result in; "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests")

Sense 3
fee-tail, entail -- (limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs)
       => bequeath, will, leave -- (leave or give by will after one's death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate")

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