Synonyms for entail

Synonyms for (noun) entail

Synonyms: entail

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

Similar words: change

Definition: the action of changing something

Usage: the change of government had no impact on the economy; his change on abortion cost him the election


Synonyms: entail

Definition: land received by fee tail

Similar words: demesne, acres, estate, land, landed estate

Definition: extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use

Usage: the family owned a large estate on Long Island

Synonyms for (verb) entail

Synonyms: fee-tail, entail

Definition: limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs

Similar words: bequeath, will, leave

Definition: leave or give by will after one's death

Usage: My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry; My grandfather left me his entire estate


Synonyms: entail, implicate

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

Usage: What does this move entail?

Similar words: lead

Definition: tend to or result in

Usage: This remark lead to further arguments among the guests


Synonyms: mean, imply, entail

Definition: have as a logical consequence

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

Similar words: necessitate

Definition: cause to be a concomitant