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 Meanings and Examples of ENTAIL
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entail
 v.  imply or require; cause to ensue or accrue; cut or carve in ornamental way
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Jane and Elizabeth tried to explain to her the nature of an entail.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 13
2  I never can be thankful, Mr. Bennet, for anything about the entail.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 23
3  The son was to join in cutting off the entail, as soon as he should be of age, and the widow and younger children would by that means be provided for.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 50
4  As you will readily understand, a specialist who aims high is compelled to start in one of a dozen streets in the Cavendish Square quarter, all of which entail enormous rents and furnishing expenses.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
5  He was eager that I should break the entail, and he was of opinion that it lay in my power to do so.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
6  M Dessessart, who esteemed d'Artagnan, made him offers of help, as this change would entail expenses for equipment.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 47 THE COUNCIL OF THE MUSKETEERS
7  Once executed, they entail no further risks beyond those implied in the nature of a princedom.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
8  The act of paying is perhaps the most uncomfortable infliction that the two orchard thieves entailed upon us.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
9  Queequeg was my own inseparable twin brother; nor could I any way get rid of the dangerous liabilities which the hempen bond entailed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
10  Ay, sir, that is a curse, entailed on Scotland by her unnatural union with a foreign and trading people.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
11  The consequence of it is, that Lady Lucas will have a daughter married before I have, and that the Longbourn estate is just as much entailed as ever.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 25
12  Your father's estate is entailed on Mr. Collins, I think.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 29
13  He would be the heir to the estate because that is entailed.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
14  It is but just to add that he had forgotten to include in his calculations the forced repose of Sundays and festival days during nineteen years, which entailed a diminution of about eighty francs.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX—NEW TROUBLES
15  I accepted the position, and spent a month in Atlanta in performance of the duties which it entailed.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIV.
Example Sentence:
1  Such a decision would entail a huge political risk.
2  Such goods entail the existence of consciousness, so they must relate to conscious experience in some way.
3  To identify the unique features would again entail awareness of reality.
4  Writing a history book entails a lot of work.
5  A new computer system entails a lot of re-training.
6  The plan entails rerouting traffic through a tunnel to create a vast pedestrian area around Al-Azhar.
7  Such a large investment inevitably entails some risk.