- 1to involve something that cannot be avoided synonym involve
- 2 entail something The job entails a lot of hard work. be entailed in something The girls learn exactly what is entailed in caring for a newborn baby. entail (somebody) doing something It will entail driving a long distance every day.
NAmE//ɪnˈteɪl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they entail
he / she / it entails
past simple entailed
-ing form entailing