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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

-ile

  1. var. of

    labile; nubile

    agile; docile; facile; fragile

    Category: Affix

    Ref: -able 2; Compare -tile . 2

Origin of -ile:

< L -ilis, alter. of -ibilis by haplology, as habilis able from *habibilis

-ile

  1. a suffix of adjectives borrowed from Latin, meaning “pertaining to or characteristic of” the class of persons named by the stem:

    infantile; juvenile; puerile; virile.

    Category: Affix

Origin of -ile:

< L -ī-lis

-ile

  1. a suffix used to form words denoting the value of a statistical variable that divides a distribution into a given number of equal-sized groups, as specified by the initial element of the word:

    decile; percentile.

    Category: Affix, Statistics

Origin of -ile:

on the model of quintile or sextile

Ile

  1. isoleucine.

    Category: Biochemistry

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ile(noun)

    ear of corn

  2. Ile(noun)

    an aisle

  3. Ile(noun)

    an isle


Translations for ile

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

island(noun)

a piece of land surrounded by water

The island lay a mile off the coast.

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