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Definition of "ail" []

  • To feel ill or have pain. (verb-intransitive)
  • To cause physical or mental pain or uneasiness to; trouble. See Synonyms at trouble. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ail" in a sentence
  • "** charity in ipinifters to baptize ail they can y"
  • "Mae 'na ambell lysenw yn fy nofelau sydd wedi eu benthyg o' ail 'a' thrydydd 'llysenw ambell berson go iawn - llysenwau sydd ddim mor eang-gyfarwydd â'u prif lysenwau."
  • "If, on the contrary, you fall back into evil courses, you feel immediately some physical ail, which is a certain proof of the powerful influence of faith, not only on the soul, but on the body also? '""