entails, 3rd person singular present; entailed, past tense; entailed, past participle; entailing, present participle;
Involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence
a situation that entails considerable risks
Have as a logically necessary consequence
Settle the inheritance of (property) over a number of generations so that ownership remains within a particular group, usually one family
her father's estate was entailed on a cousin
Cause to experience or possess in a way perceived as permanent or inescapable
I cannot get rid of the disgrace that you have entailed upon us
A settlement of the inheritance of property over a number of generations so that it remains within a family or other group
A property that is bequeathed under such conditions
have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"
land received by fee tail
impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result; "What does this move entail?"
the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple
fee-tail: limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs
At common law, fee tail or entail is an estate of inheritance in real property which cannot be sold, devised by will, or otherwise alienated by the owner, but which passes by operation of law to the owner's heirs upon his death. ...
(Entails) In logic, entailment (or logical implication) is a relation between sets of sentences and a sentence. ...
That which is entailed. Hence:; Delicately carved ornamental work; intaglio; To imply or require; 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 a heritage; (obsolete) To ...
(entailed) To ensure that property remain in the family, many estates were entailed, meaning that only a male heir could inherit property. This discussion at austenprose my help.
(Entails) These are relations between two verbs, indicating that the action denoted by one verb necessarily precedes, or follows the action denoted by the other verb. To "awake" entails to "sleep", because it is not possible to awake without first sleeping. ...
a formula f entails a formula g, written f ⊨ g, iff in any interpretation in which f is true, g is true.
to settle the inheritance of an estate on a number of persons in succession so that it cannot be dealt with by any other possessor as absolute owner.
to limit the owner's inheritance to their lineal descendants or to a particular class.
Entail was a legal term meaning that a landed estate was tied up in such a way that the person inheriting it would have only its income and could not sell or mortgage it. ...
The settlement of property so that it must descend to the owner's heirs in a specified fashion, and not be sold or otherwise dispersed. The current owner of entailed property is then a tenant for life.
settlement of the succession to heritable property by specifying the line of heirs
To abridge, settle, or limit succession to real property. An estate whose succession is limited to certain people rather than being passed to all heirs.