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Synonyms for entail
ɛnˈteɪl; ˈɛn teɪl

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. entail

    bequeath, leave, devolve, demise, involve, necessitate, induce

    alienate, supersede, nullify, prevent, obviate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. entailnoun

    land received by fee tail

  2. entailverb

    the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple

  3. entail, imply, meanverb

    have as a logical consequence

    "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"

    intend, incriminate, involve, implicate, inculpate, have in mind, connote, stand for, signify, fee-tail, mean, think, imply, think of

  4. entail, implicateverb

    impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result

    "What does this move entail?"

    fee-tail, imply, implicate, mean

  5. fee-tail, entailverb

    limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs

    fee-tail, imply, implicate, mean

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. entailverb

    transfer (by inalienable title)

  2. entailverb

    transmit (by necessity), fix unalterably

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "entail":

    involve, imply, mean, lead, cause

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  1. Mutsuyoshi Nishimura:

    They were too caught up in the belief that industrialization and economic growth would entail such huge CO2 emissions in developing countries that China, India etc. would oppose any notion of decarbonisation.

  2. Doug Jacobson:

    There's been a lot of misunderstanding from what I'm seeing and hearing from clients and colleagues, as far as what the (Commerce Department) restrictions actually entail.

  3. Ben Carson:

    It sounds really cool, you know, 'Let's just round them all up and send them back,' people who say that have no idea what that would entail in terms of our legal system, the costs - forget about it. Plus, where you gonna send them? It's just a double whammy.

  4. Kathy Bostjancic:

    However, it could entail significant losses and so risky for the Fed and they might stay away from it.

  5. Donald Trump:

    After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow.... Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military, our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming...... . victory and can not be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail. Thank you.

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