1. [syn: deduction, entailment, implication]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Entailment \En*tail"ment\, n.
1. The act of entailing or of giving, as an estate, and
directing the mode of descent.
2. The condition of being entailed.
3. A thing entailed.
Brutality as an hereditary entailment becomes an
ever weakening force. --R. L.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or
implied); "his resignation had political implications"
[syn: deduction, entailment, implication]