Definitions for i'llaɪl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ill*ɪl(adj.; n.; adv.)worse, worst
(adj.)of unsound physical or mental health; unwell; sick.
of ill repute.
of inferior worth or ability.
(n.)an unfavorable opinion or statement:
I can speak no ill of her.
harm or injury:
His remarks did much ill.
Many ills befell him.
the difference between good and ill.
It ill befits a man to betray old friends.
in a hostile or unfriendly manner.
with displeasure or offense.
with difficulty or inconvenience:
an expense we can ill afford.
Idioms for ill:
ill at ease,uncomfortable; uneasy.
* Syn: ill , sick mean being in bad health, not being well. ill is the more formal word. In the U.S. the two words are used practically interchangeably except that sick is always used when the word modifies the following noun: He looks sick (ill); a sick person. In England, sick is not interchangeable with ill , but usu. has the connotation of nauseous: She got sick and threw up.sick , however, is used before nouns just as in the U.S.: a sick man.
Origin of ill:
1150–1200; < ON illr ill, bad
Category: Usage Note
Category: Geography (places)
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
I will or I shall
I'll be there by Friday.