Other definitions for ile- (2 of 3)
Other definitions for -ile (3 of 3)
a suffix of adjectives expressing capability, susceptibility, liability, aptitude, etc.: agile; docile; ductile; fragile; prehensile; volatile.
- Also -il.
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How to use Ile in a sentence
Toutes lesquelles ceremonies acheves, on le porta en sepulture en vne Ile l'cart loin de la terre ferme.
All he thinks on is gettin' the Ile—'s if it was our fault he ain't had good luck with the whales.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays | Various
Collonell, good fortuneTo meet you thus: you looke sad, but Ile tell you Something that shall remoue it.The Fatal Dowry | Philip Massinger
Mr. Slocum, did you ever hear o' me pointin' s'uth for home with only a measly four hundred barrel of Ile in the hold?Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays | Various
Ile dye first.Farewell, continue merry, and high HeauenKeepe your wife chaste.The Fatal Dowry | Philip Massinger
British Dictionary definitions for -ile
indicating capability, liability, or a relationship with something: agile; fragile; juvenile
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