Verb ail Definition and Examples


Verb:

ail

Definition as verb:

Verb

ail (third-person singular simple present ails, present participle ailing, simple past and past participle ailed)

  1. (transitive) To cause to suffer; to trouble, afflict. (Now chiefly in interrogative or indefinite constructions.)
  2. (intransitive) To be ill; to suffer; to be troubled.
Quotations
Translations
to cause to suffer
to be ill

More definition:


1.to cause pain, uneasiness, or trouble to.


2.to be unwell; feel pain; be ill, He's been ailing for some time.

1. (transitive) to trouble; afflict

2. (intransitive) to feel unwell Word OriginOld English eglan to trouble, from egle troublesome, painful, related to Gothic agls shamefulCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
c.1300, from Old English eglan "to trouble, plague, afflict," from Proto-Germanic *azljaz (cf. Old English egle "hideous, loathsome, troublesome, painful;" Gothic agls "shameful, disgraceful," agliþa "distress, affliction, hardship," us-agljan "to oppress, afflict"), from PIE *agh-lo-, suffixed form of root *agh- "to be depressed, be afraid." Related, Ailed; ailing; ails.It is remarkable, that this word is never used but with some indefinite term, or the word no thing; as What ails him? ... Thus we never say, a fever ails him. [Johnson]

Examples:

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Ail; Ger.

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