American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To feel ill or have pain.
- v. To cause physical or mental pain or uneasiness to; trouble. See Synonyms at trouble.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Painful; troublesome.
- To affect with pain or uneasiness, either of body or of mind; trouble: used in relation to some uneasiness or affection whose cause is unknown: as, what ails the man?
- To feel pain; be ill (usually in a slight degree); be unwell: now used chiefly in the present participle: as, he is ailing to-day.
- n. Indisposition or morbid affection; ailment.
- n. The beard of wheat, barley, etc., especially of barley: chiefly in the plural.
- v. transitive To cause to suffer; to trouble, afflict. (Now chiefly in interrogative or indefinite constructions.)
- v. intransitive To be ill; to suffer; to be troubled.
- n. An ailment; trouble; illness.
- adj. obsolete Painful; troublesome.
- n. The awn of barley or other types of corn.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To affect with pain or uneasiness, either physical or mental; to trouble; to be the matter with; -- used to express some uneasiness or affection, whose cause is unknown.
- v. To be affected with pain or uneasiness of any sort; to be ill or indisposed or in trouble.
- n. Indisposition or morbid affection.
- v. cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed
- n. aromatic bulb used as seasoning
- v. be ill or unwell
- From Old English eġl. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English eilen, from Old English eglian, from egle, troublesome. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“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? ”
“ail' lysenw un ffrind sydd wedi cael ei adnabod dan lysenw gwahanol ers amser rhy hir i rai pobl gofio.”
“And if you're watching a movie and want to check your e-ail: easy. you just quit the movie, check the e-mail, then come back.”
“Not only that, as you build these healthy actions into your life you are going to help all the other things that ail you.”
“NEW DELHI -- Food prices in India rose in the week ended July 16 due to costlier vegetables and fruits, underscoring authorities' warning that high inflation will ail the economy for some more time.”
“It's as if many of the world's biggest and smartest thinkers have come to the same conclusion almost at once: you can't marginalize more than half of the globe's population and expect to see any meaningful solutions to the problems that ail the world.”
“Also in the Daily (F) ail today … just goes to show how famous you are!”
“As a family, we want him to have insurance that will be there for him for whatever may ail him.”
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