entail entail  /ɛn ˈteɪl/


  1. (n) land received by fee tail
  2. (n) the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple
  3. (v) have as a logical consequence
  4. (v) impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result
  5. (v) limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs



  1. What appears to be causing more speculation regarding her appointment is what exactly her newly created position, officially titled Energy Coordinator, will entail.
  2. But fluoroscopy, in which the image is viewed instantaneously on a screen, takes longer, may entail 3 to 10 r.
  3. I think we need to do whatever is necessary and that could entail more troops.


  1. New Lacon dirt bike track riding on 'Jamboree' in July

    From a business standpoint, it’s sometimes necessary to disregard the old adage about not putting all your eggs in one basket, according to the developer and owner of a new dirt bike and motocross track. To a great extent, that’s what a successful season at the new Marshall County Sand Trap at the east edge of Lacon will entail, said Dan Smith. While the track will host various types of ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

  2. NEWS: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Will Feature Giant Bosses and an Easy Mode

    Kick shells with ease using the Hint System! Nintendo has revealed in a recent press kit that their upcoming 3DS game, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, will feature boss battles that entail turning your 3DS sideways; this will put a giant Luigi on one side and the boss on the other. To help players there will also be a Hint System and Easy Mode, making the game more accessible. read more...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nintendo World Report

  3. LBO Loan Volume hits $32B Through May

    Leveraged loans backing LBOs have been more scarce than investment bankers and institutional investors would like of late - these deals, of course, entail high fees and interest rates - but there has been $31.6 billion of LBO loans through May 2013, putting this year on pace to easily top the roughly $47 billion seen in each of the previous two calendar years. If activity continues at the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. Bush said, "If Congress continues to insist upon expanding health care through the SCHIP program -- which, by the way, would entail a huge tax increase for the American people -- I'll veto the bill" (Reichmann, AP/San Francisco Chronicle , 7/18).
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Medical News Today (press release)

  2. While he has accused Obama of favoring surrender in Iraq by outlining a troop withdrawal timetable, McCain told reporters on Monday, "I think we need to do whatever is necessary (in Afghanistan) and that could entail more troops."
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "The ceremonies are grand cultural events, which entail a daunting amount of coordination. It's been a lot of working with other artists, technicians and officials. It is a time- and energy-consuming job, yet a rare and rewarding experience,"...
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Zhang Yimou Source: Newsweek

Word of the Day
infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /