May 07, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
entail /ɪnˈteɪl/ verb
entail
/ɪnˈteɪl/
verb

entails; entailed; entailing

Carving the wood entails patience and precision.
Carving the wood entails patience and precision.
Learner's definition of ENTAIL

[+ object]

: to have (something) as a part, step, or result

  • I'll need to know a little more about what the job entails. [=involves]

  • The procedure does entail [=carry] certain risks.

  • He accepted the responsibility, with all that it entails.

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