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entail

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of entail

  1. to have as part of a whole <a lavish wedding entails extensive planning and often staggering expense> Synonyms carry, comprehend, contain, embrace, encompass, include, involve, number, subsume, take inRelated Words comprise, consist (of); bracket; have, hold, own, possess; admit, receive; compose, constitute, form, make; assimilate, embody, incorporate, integrateNear Antonyms ban, bar, debar, preclude, prevent, prohibit; deny, refuse, reject; eliminate, except, rule out; lose, mislay, misplaceAntonyms exclude, leave (out), miss out [British], omit





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