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Definition for ile (2 of 3)

ile-

variant of ileo- before a vowel: ileac.

Definition for ile (3 of 3)

-ile

a suffix of adjectives expressing capability, susceptibility, liability, aptitude, etc.: agile; docile; ductile; fragile; prehensile; volatile.
Also -il.

Origin of -ile

From the Latin word -ilis, -īlis
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British Dictionary definitions for ile

-ile

suffix forming adjectives, suffix forming nouns

indicating capability, liability, or a relationship with somethingagile; fragile; juvenile

Word Origin for -ile

via French from Latin or directly from Latin -ilis
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Medical definitions for ile

Ile

abbr.

isoleucine
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