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Definition of Entails

Entail
Entail En*tail", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entailed; p. pr. & vb. n. Entailing.] [OE. entailen to carve, OF. entailler. See Entail, n.] 1. To settle or fix inalienably on a person or thing, or on a person and his descendants or a certain line of descendants; -- said especially of an estate; to bestow as an heritage. Allowing them to entail their estates. --Hume. I here entail The crown to thee and to thine heirs forever. --Shak. 2. To appoint hereditary possessor. [Obs.] To entail him and his heirs unto the crown. --Shak. 3. To cut or carve in a ornamental way. [Obs.] Entailed with curious antics. --Spenser.
Entail
Entail En*tail", n. [OE. entaile carving, OF. entaille, F., an incision, fr. entailler to cut away; pref. en- (L. in) + tailler to cut; LL. feudum talliatum a fee entailed, i. e., curtailed or limited. See Tail limitation, Tailor.] 1. That which is entailed. Hence: (Law) (a) An estate in fee entailed, or limited in descent to a particular class of issue. (b) The rule by which the descent is fixed. A power of breaking the ancient entails, and of alienating their estates. --Hume. 2. Delicately carved ornamental work; intaglio. [Obs.] ``A work of rich entail.' --Spenser.

Meaning of Entails from wikipedia

- Entail may refer to: Fee tail, a term of art in common law describing a limited form of succession Entailment, a logical relation between sentences of...
- Linguistic entailments occur when one may draw necessary conclusions from a particular use of a word, phrase or sentence. Entailment phrases are relations...
- expressed by t.) The relation is directional because even if "t entails h", the reverse "h entails t" is much less certain.Determining whether this relationship...
- reverse the entailment relation of sentences formed with the predicates "run fast" and "run", for example. The proposition "Nobody ran" entails that "Nobody...
- Eno and Peter Schmidt's Oblique Strategies cards: "Boys Keep Swinging" entailed band members swapping instruments, "Move On" used the chords from Bowie's...
- powers to be repatriated. The retraction of devolved powers would not merely entail consultation in Northern Ireland backed implicitly by the absolute power...
- was referring to this reform as a failure. Gorbachev's perestroika also entailed attempts to move away from technocratic management of the economy by increasingly...
- public figures have emphasized changes in the climate and the risks they entail, while promoting adaptation to changes in infrastructural needs and emissions...
- involved clashes between castes, different ethnic groups and haciendas, and entailed a deepening of the political and ideological divisions between republicans...
- Monotonicity of entailment is a property of many logical systems that states that the hypotheses of any derived fact may be freely extended with additional...
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