Definition of 'entail'
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At first he did not know what the job entailed. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I spoke to one Scottish applicant who appeared to be woefully oblivious to what the job actually entailed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Computing: What does your job entail? Computing (2010)It should entail no loss of job security. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To attain any of the objectives entails high risks. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)Nationalist sentiment also entails reluctance to acknowledge obvious facts. THE FOUR NATIONS: A History of the United Kingdom (2002)National leaders acquire the sense of a collective interest which may entail national sacrifices. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)What on earth does that job entail? The Sun (2010)Connected to this was a broader landscape of what loss might entail. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But it would also entail shrinking the banks to maximise profits. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This ignited my thinking about what the job really entails. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Probably essential attributes when your job entails dressing people. The Sun (2011)Have you the least idea what the job actually entails? Times, Sunday Times (2009)No one knows for certain what that may entail or how many jobs may be put at risk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)True sacrifice also entails being willing to get out of the boat to let somebody else in the boat. Christianity Today (2000)It will also entail him taking horses way beyond their usual orbit in search of suitable opportunities and going. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That entails bringing up the bodies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Higher rewards always entail higher risks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It may entail major structural repairs. The Allergy Handbook (1988)Growing higher also entailed digging deeper. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)The steady disappearance of fools from our midst is generally welcome, but it entails a loss. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They were more emotional, they entailed more political risks. Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)This may entail more effort, but should be seen as a priority. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This business and the risk it entails are much less transparent than running the nation's telephone service. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A sale and leaseback also entails a loss of flexibility. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These discoveries would entail not only bringing the dead back to life, but finding space for them to dwell. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)I hope they show how weight loss need not entail a bleak, miserable existence? Times, Sunday Times (2014)We all know that profit entails risk: no pain, no gain. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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In Common Usage. entail is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'entail'
British English: entail VERB
If one thing entails another, it involves it or causes it.
Such a decision would entail a huge political risk.
Definition of entail from the Collins English Dictionary
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