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Definitions and Synonyms of ail | Another word for ail | What is ail?

Definition 1: aromatic bulb used as seasoning - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for ail in the sense of this definition

(ail is a kind of ...) something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts

(... is a kind of ail ) one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb

(... is part of ail) bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves

Definition 2: be ill or unwell - [verb of body]

(ail is a kind of ...) feel pain or be in pain

Definition 3: cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed - [verb of body]

Synonyms for ail in the sense of this definition

(ail is a kind of ...) give trouble or pain to

"This exercise will hurt your back"

(... is a kind of ail ) become raw or open

"He broke out in hives" "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries" "Such boils tend to recrudesce"

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