Definition of Entailment

1. Noun. Something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied). "His resignation had political implications"

Exact synonyms: Deduction, Implication
Generic synonyms: Illation, Inference
Derivative terms: Entail, Implicate, Imply, Imply



Definition of Entailment

1. n. The act of entailing or of giving, as an estate, and directing the mode of descent.

Definition of Entailment

1. Noun. The act of entailing, the state of being entailed, or something that is entailed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Entailment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entailment

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ental origin
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Literary usage of Entailment

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1. The American Law of Real Property by Francis Hilliard (1869)
"entailment—how barred. 6. What may be entailed. 28. Estates tail in the United States. 12. Rights and duties of tenant in tail. ^ 1. ..."

2. Editorial Comments on the Life and Work of Mary Baker Eddy by Christian Science Publishing Society (1911)
"structed in its progress, but it has steadily advanced, and in some particulars, especially in the building of churches without an entailment of ..."

3. British Farmer's Magazine (1872)
"THE entailment OF LAND. " There is a very large class of landowners or of persons standing in the relation of landowners, who are by law incapacitated from ..."

4. Lectures on Slavery, and Its Remedy by Amos Augustus Phelps, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society (1834)
"All this must be said, or the plea cf entailment is worthless. If the entailment be not of such a kind, ie if slavery be not entailed in such a sense as to ..."

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