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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • \in-ˈtāl, en-\
    • /ɪnˈteɪlmənt /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \in-ˈtāl, en-\

Definitions of entailment word

  • noun entailment The act of entailing, the state of being entailed, or something that is entailed. 1
  • noun entailment sth involved or necessitated 1
  • noun entailment law: act of entailing property, entailed property 1
  • noun entailment the act of entailing or the condition of being entailed 0
  • noun entailment a relationship between propositions such that one must be true if the others are 0
  • noun entailment a proposition whose truth depends on such a relationship 0

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Parts of speech for Entailment


entailment popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for entailment

noun entailment

  • consequence — The consequences of something are the results or effects of it.
  • ramification — the act or process of ramifying.
  • repercussion — an effect or result, often indirect or remote, of some event or action: The repercussions of the quarrel were widespread.
  • residual — pertaining to or constituting a residue or remainder; remaining; leftover.
  • result — to spring, arise, or proceed as a consequence of actions, circumstances, premises, etc.; be the outcome.

Antonyms for entailment

noun entailment

  • elimination — The act of eliminating, expelling or throwing off.
  • neglecting — to pay no attention or too little attention to; disregard or slight: The public neglected his genius for many years.
  • rejection — the act or process of rejecting.
  • removal — the act of removing.
  • disentailment — The action of freeing property from entail.

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