Definitions for ile

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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

Anagrams of ile

  1. Eli

  2. LIE


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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