Definition of Entail

  • (n.) That which is entailed.
  • (n.) An estate in fee entailed, or limited in descent to a particular class of issue.
  • (n.) The rule by which the descent is fixed.
  • (n.) Delicately carved ornamental work; intaglio.
  • (n.) 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 an heritage.
  • (n.) To appoint hereditary possessor.
  • (n.) To cut or carve in a ornamental way.

Antonyms of Entail


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