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Synonyms of the noun ail

Equivalent words for the noun ail:

  1. garlic (6 letter word for ail)
    • plural: garlics
    • related terms: Garlicless, garliclike

Hypernyms of the noun ail

More generic words for the noun ail:

  1. cook (4 letter word)
    • plural: cooks
    • related terms: Noncook, Supercook, micro-cook, miscook, miscookery, outcook, overcook, precook, precooker, recook, undercook, cookdom, cookee, cookery, cookish, cookless, cookware, cooky, cookable, cooker
  2. fixings (7 letter word)
    • related terms: fixage, Fixism, fixure, fixable, fixate, fixer, fixion, fixation, fixity, fixive, fixative
  3. flavorer (8 letter word)
    • plural: flavorers
    • related terms: flavorful, flavorless, flavorsome, flavory, flavorous
  4. flavoring (9 letter word)
    • plural: flavorings
    • related terms: preflavoring, flavorful, flavorless, flavorsome, flavory, flavorer, flavorous
  5. flavourer (9 letter word)
    • related terms: flavourful, flavourless, flavoursome, flavoury, flavourous
  6. flavouring (10 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for ail)
    • plural: flavourings
    • related terms: flavourful, flavourless, flavoursome, flavoury, flavourer, flavourous
  7. ingredient (10 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for ail)
  8. seasoner (8 letter word)
    • plural: seasoners
    • related terms: seasonal, seasonless, seasonable
  9. seasoning (9 letter word)
    • plural: seasonings
    • related terms: seasonal, seasonless, seasonable, seasoner

More generic phrase for the noun ail:

  1. change of state (15 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for ail)

Hyponyms of the noun ail

More specific words for the noun ail:

  1. clove (5 letter word, the longest hyponym for ail)
    • plural: cloves
    • related terms: cloven, clovery, clover

More specific phrase for the noun ail:

  1. garlic clove (12 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hyponym for ail)

Synonyms of the verb ail

Equivalent words for the verb ail:

  1. pain (4 letter word for ail)
    • inflections: pained, paining, pains
    • related terms: copain, underpain, painful, pain-free, Painite, painless, Painlike, painty
  2. trouble (7 letter word, the longest synonym for ail)
    • inflections: troubled, troubling, troubles
    • related terms: untrouble, untroublable, distrouble, overtrouble, troubly, troubler, troublous

Hypernyms of the verb ail

More generic word for the verb ail, that has fewer characters:

  1. be (2 letter word, the shortest hypernym for ail)
    • inflections: was, were, been, being, is

More generic words for the verb ail, that have the same number of characters:

  1. get (3 letter word)
    • inflections: got, gotten, getting, gets
    • related terms: aget, unget, ungetable, overget, reget, subget, Underget, upget, getling, getable
  2. let (3 letter word)
    • inflections: let, letting, lets
    • related terms: unlet, collet, colletic, colleter, Colletor, inlet, colet, mallet, outlet, overlet, relet, Re-Let, sublet, underlet
  3. run (3 letter word)
    • inflections: ran, run, running, runs
    • related terms: unrun, inrun, AutoRun, forerun, interrun, misrun, outrun, overrun, rerun, underrun, uprun, runic, runite, runless, runlet, runer, runty, runman
  4. see (3 letter word)
    • inflections: saw, seen, seeing, sees
    • related terms: unsee, unsure, unseize, unsely, insee, insure, foresee, foresey, foreseize, Missee, outsee, oversee, oversure, presee, preser, resee, Resen, reseise, reseize, undersee, seal, seen, seeling, seeable, seer, seor, seely

More generic words for the verb ail, that have more characters:

  1. allow (5 letter word)
    • inflections: allowed, allowing, allows
    • related terms: unallow, unallowable, disallow, disallowable, disallowance, preallow, preallowable, preallowance, reallow, reallowance, allowable, allowance, allower
  2. arouse (6 letter word)
    • inflections: aroused, arousing, arouses
    • related terms: rearouse, rearousal, subarouse, subarousal, arousal, arousable, arouser
  3. comprehend (10 letter word)
    • inflections: comprehended, comprehending, comprehends
    • related terms: uncomprehend, miscomprehend, precomprehend, recomprehend, comprehendible, comprehender
  4. countenance (11 letter word, the longest hypernym for ail)
    • inflections: countenanced, countenancing, countenances
    • related terms: discountenance, recountenance, undercountenance
  5. damage (6 letter word)
    • inflections: damaged, damaging, damages
    • related terms: indamage, Photodamage, predamage, redamage, damager, damageous
  6. decline (7 letter word)
    • inflections: declined, declining, declines
    • related terms: predecline, predeclination, redecline, declinal, Declinism, Declinist, declinable, declinate, decliner, declination
  7. discomfit (9 letter word)
    • inflections: discomfited, discomfiting, discomfits
    • related terms: discomfiture, discomfiter
  8. discompose (10 letter word)
    • inflections: discomposed, discomposing, discomposes
    • related term: discomposure
  9. disconcert (10 letter word)
    • inflections: disconcerted, disconcerting, disconcerts
    • related terms: disconcertment, disconcertion
  10. elicit (6 letter word)
    • inflections: elicited, eliciting, elicits
    • related terms: elicitable, elicitate, elicitor, elicitation
  11. enkindle (8 letter word)
    • inflections: enkindled, enkindling, enkindles
    • related terms: re-enkindle, enkindler
  12. evoke (5 letter word)
    • inflections: evoked, evoking, evokes
    • related terms: reevoke, re-evoke, evoker
  13. experience (10 letter word)
    • inflections: experienced, experiencing, experiences
    • related terms: unexperience, unexperient, inexperience, inexperient, preexperience, preexperiment, pre-experience, pre-experiment, reexperience, reexperiment, re-experience, re-experiment, experiment, experient
  14. feel (4 letter word)
    • inflections: felt, feeling, feels
    • related terms: unfeel, unfeelable, forefeel, outfeel, overfeel, refeel, underfeel, feeless, feely, feelable, feeler
  15. fire (4 letter word)
    • inflections: fired, firing, fires
    • related terms: afire, Autofire, Co-Fire, counterfire, misfire, outfire, Prefire, refire, retrofire, underfire, fire-free, fireless, firelike, fireling, Fireship, fireable, firer, fireman, firemanship, Firewoman, fireward
  16. have (4 letter word)
    • inflections: had, having, has
    • related terms: unhave, mishave, haveage, haven, haveless, haveable, haver
  17. hurt (4 letter word)
    • inflections: hurt, hurting, hurts
    • related terms: unhurt, unhurtful, Unhurtable, hurtful, hurtless, hurtling, hurtsome, hurty, hurtable, hurter
  18. incline (7 letter word)
    • inflections: inclined, inclining, inclines
    • related terms: coincline, coinclination, disincline, disinclination, misincline, misinclination, overincline, overinclinable, overinclination, preincline, preinclination, reincline, reinclination, inclinable, incliner, inclination
  19. indispose (9 letter word)
    • inflections: indisposed, indisposing, indisposes
    • related terms: preindispose, preindisposition, Indisposable, indisposition
  20. kindle (6 letter word)
    • inflections: kindled, kindling, kindles
    • related terms: akindle, inkindle, miskindle, prekindle, rekindle, rekindler, upkindle, kindless, kindly, kindler
  21. lean (4 letter word)
    • inflections: leaned, leaning, leans, leant
    • related terms: unlean, outlean, overlean, uplean, leanish, leanness, leany, leaner, leanly
  22. perceive (8 letter word)
    • inflections: perceived, perceiving, perceives
    • related terms: misperceive, preperceive, reperceive, perceivable, perceivance, perceiver
  23. permit (6 letter word)
    • inflections: permitted, permitting, permits
    • related terms: unpermit, repermit, Permitless
  24. provoke (7 letter word)
    • inflections: provoked, provoking, provokes
    • related terms: unprovoke, unprovokable, misprovoke, overprovoke, preprovoke, reprovoke, provokee, provokable, provoker
  25. raise (5 letter word)
    • inflections: raised, raising, raises
    • related terms: araise, coraise, misraise, outraise, reraise, upraise, upraisal, upraiser, raisine, raisable, raiser
  26. receive (7 letter word)
    • inflections: received, receiving, receives
    • related terms: interreceive, misreceive, misrecite, prereceive, prerecite, re-receive, re-recite, receival, receivable, receiver
  27. suffer (6 letter word)
    • inflections: suffered, suffering, suffers
    • related terms: cosuffer, outsuffer, presuffer, resuffer, sufferable, sufferance, sufferer, sufferant, Sufferation
  28. tend (4 letter word)
    • inflections: tended, tending, tends
    • related terms: contend, contender, contendent, intend, intendment, intendible, intendance, intendence, intender, intendant, extend, extendable, extendible, extender, distend, distender, mistend, pretend, pretender, pretendant, subtend, uptend, tendment, tendable, tendance, tendence, tender, tendant, tendent
  29. untune (6 letter word)
    • inflections: untuned, untuning, untunes
    • related term: untunable
  30. upset (5 letter word)
    • inflections: upset, upsetting, upsets
    • related terms: unupset, upsetment, Upsetness
  31. worsen (6 letter word)
    • inflections: worsened, worsening, worsens
    • related term: worseness

More generic phrases for the verb ail:

  1. be given (8 character phrase)
  2. cause to be perceived (21 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for ail)
  3. go through (10 character phrase)
  4. hit a nerve (11 character phrase)
  5. touch a nerve (13 character phrase)

Hyponyms of the verb ail

More specific words for the verb ail:

  1. catch (5 letter word)
    • inflections: caught, catching, catches
    • related terms: outcatch, overcatch, recatch, upcatch, catchment, catchy, catchable, catcher
  2. dehisce (7 letter word)
    • inflections: dehisced, dehiscing, dehisces
    • related terms: dehiscence, dehiscent
  3. erupt (5 letter word)
    • inflections: erupted, erupting, erupts
    • related terms: preerupt, preeruption, preeruptive, pre-erupt, pre-eruption, pre-eruptive, reerupt, reeruption, eruptible, eruption, eruptive
  4. recrudesce (10 letter word, the longest hyponym for ail)
    • inflections: recrudesced, recrudescing, recrudesces
    • related terms: recrudescence, recrudescent

More specific phrases for the verb ail:

  1. blow out (8 character phrase)
  2. break out (9 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hyponym for ail)
  3. light up (8 character phrase)

Related words for the term ail, that have the same number of characters:

  1. cut (3 letter word)
    • inflections: cut, cutting, cuts
    • related terms: uncut, incut, intercut, miscut, outcut, overcut, precut, recut, undercut, upcut, cutify, cutlet, cutling, cuter, cutization
  2. irk (3 letter word)
    • inflections: irked, irking, irks
    • related term: irksome
  3. nip (3 letter word)
    • inflections: nipped, nipping, nips
  4. rub (3 letter word)
    • inflections: rubbed, rubbing, rubs
    • related terms: inrub, rerub, Ruben, rubian, rubify, rubine, ruby, rubible, rubiate, rubor, rubious
  5. try (3 letter word)
    • inflections: tried, trying, tries
    • related terms: atry, atrial, a-try, mistry, mistrial, Overtry, pretry, pretrial, retry, retrial, Retriable, retrier, re-try, triage, trial, triarian, trisome, triable, Triate, trier, trior
  6. vex (3 letter word)
    • inflections: vexed, vexing, vexes, vext
    • related terms: devex, devexity, convex, Convexify, convexness, convexity, convexly, vexful, vexable, vexer, vexation

Related words for the term ail, that have more characters:

  1. ache (4 letter word)
    • inflections: ached, aching, aches
    • related terms: achage, achy, achate, acher, achor
  2. afflict (7 letter word)
    • inflections: afflicted, afflicting, afflicts
    • related terms: overafflict, overaffliction, preafflict, preaffliction, reafflict, afflicter, affliction, afflictive
  3. agonize (7 letter word)
    • inflections: agonized, agonizing, agonizes
    • related terms: unagonize, coagonize, Coagonist, overagonize, agonal, agonic, Agonism, agonist, agony, agonise, Agonization
  4. anguish (7 letter word)
    • inflections: anguished, anguishing, anguishes
    • related terms: anguishful, anguishous, Anguishly
  5. beset (5 letter word)
    • inflections: beset, besetting, besets
    • related terms: unbeset, prebeset, rebeset, besetment
  6. bite (4 letter word)
    • inflections: bit, bitten, biting, bites
    • related terms: debite, Debitage, debitable, debitor, combite, overbite, rebite, underbite, biteless, biteable, biter
  7. blanch (6 letter word)
    • inflections: blanched, blanching, blanches
    • related terms: overblanch, blancher
  8. blench (6 letter word)
    • inflections: blenched, blenching, blenches
    • related term: blencher
  9. bother (6 letter word)
    • inflections: bothered, bothering, bothers
    • related terms: botherment, bothersome, botherer, botheration
  10. burn (4 letter word)
    • inflections: burned, building, builds, burnt, burning, burns
    • related terms: unburn, unburnable, Inburn, outburn, overburn, preburn, reburn, reburnish, underburn, upburn, burnish, Burnlike, burny, burnable, burner, burnous
  11. chafe (5 letter word)
    • inflections: chafed, chafing, chafes
    • related terms: achafe, overchafe, rechafe, chafery, chafer
  12. concern (7 letter word)
    • inflections: concerned, concerning, concerns
    • related terms: unconcern, unconcernment, overconcern, preconcern, preconcernment, concernment
  13. convulse (8 letter word)
    • inflections: convulsed, convulsing, convulses
    • related terms: convulsible, convulsant, convulsive
  14. crucify (7 letter word)
    • inflections: crucified, crucifying, crucifies
    • related terms: cocrucify, recrucify, crucifier
  15. discommode (10 letter word)
    • inflections: discommoded, discommoding, discommodes
    • related terms: discommodate, discommodious, discommodity
  16. distress (8 letter word)
    • inflections: distressed, distressing, distresses
    • related terms: undistress, predistress, distressful
  17. disturb (7 letter word)
    • inflections: disturbed, disturbing, disturbs
    • related terms: predisturb, predisturbance, redisturb, disturbance, disturber, disturbor, disturbant, disturbation, disturbative
  18. excruciate (10 letter word)
    • inflections: excruciated, excruciating, excruciates
    • related terms: excruciable, excruciation
  19. fester (6 letter word)
    • inflections: festered, festering, festers
    • related terms: unfester, unfestive, infester, infestment, infestious, infestant, infestation, infestive, festerment
  20. fret (4 letter word)
    • inflections: fretted, fretting, frets
    • related terms: afret, unfret, unfretful, interfret, overfret, fretful, fretish, fretless, fretsome, fretize, Fretman, fretwise
  21. gall (4 letter word)
    • inflections: galled, galling, galls
    • related terms: egall, egalite, egality, egally, gallery, gallian, gallic, galline, gallish, Gallite, gall-like, gally, gallate, galler, gallous, gallize, gallant
  22. gnaw (4 letter word)
    • inflections: gnawn, gnawed, gnawing, gnaws
    • related terms: ungnaw, outgnaw, undergnaw, gnawable, gnawer
  23. grate (5 letter word)
    • inflections: grated, grating, grates
    • related terms: ingrate, ingratiate, regrate, regracy, regratify, regrater, regrator, grateful, gratify, grateless, gratelike, grater, grateman, gratewise
  24. grimace (7 letter word)
    • inflections: grimaced, grimacing, grimaces
    • related term: grimacer
  25. grind (5 letter word)
    • inflections: ground, grinding, grinds
    • related terms: overgrind, Pregrind, regrind, regrinder, grindal, grindery, grindable, grinder
  26. gripe (5 letter word)
    • inflections: griped, griping, gripes
    • related terms: ungripe, gripeful, gripey, griper
  27. harass (6 letter word)
    • inflections: harassed, harassing, harasses
    • related terms: overharass, overharassment, harassment, harassable, harasser
  28. harrow (6 letter word)
    • inflections: harrowed, harrowing, harrows
    • related terms: reharrow, upharrow, harrowment, harrower
  29. inconvenience (13 letter word)
    • inflections: inconvenienced, inconveniencing, inconveniences
    • related term: inconvenient
  30. inflame (7 letter word)
    • inflections: inflamed, inflaming, inflames
    • related terms: disinflame, misinflame, reinflame, inflamable, inflamer
  31. irritate (8 letter word)
    • inflections: irritated, irritating, irritates
    • related terms: counterirritate, counterirritant, counterirritation, irritable, irritant, irritation, irritative
  32. lacerate (8 letter word)
    • inflections: lacerated, lacerating, lacerates
    • related terms: delacerate, lacery, lacerable, lacerant, laceration, lacerative
  33. martyr (6 letter word)
    • inflections: martyred, martyring, martyrs
    • related terms: unmartyr, co-martyr, foremartyr, martyrdom, martyress, Martyrial, martyrish, Martyrless, martyrlike, martyrship, martyry, martyrer, martyrise, martyrize, martyrisation, martyrization, martyrly
  34. martyrize (9 letter word)
    • inflections: martyrized, martyrizing, martyrizes
    • related terms: martyrdom, martyress, Martyrial, martyrish, Martyrless, martyrlike, martyrship, martyry, martyrer, martyrise, martyrisation, martyrization, martyrly
  35. perplex (7 letter word)
    • inflections: perplexed, perplexing, perplexes
    • related terms: unperplex, reperplex, perplexment, perplexable, perplexer, Perplexion, perplexity
  36. perturb (7 letter word)
    • inflections: perturbed, perturbing, perturbs
    • related terms: perturbment, perturbable, perturbate, perturbance, perturber, perturbant, perturbation, perturbative
  37. pierce (6 letter word)
    • inflections: pierced, piercing, pierces
    • related terms: impierce, transpierce, Piercee, piercer, piercent
  38. pinch (5 letter word)
    • inflections: pinched, pinching, pinches
    • related terms: apinch, a-pinch, Pinchite, Pinchlike, Pinchy, pinchable, pincher
  39. plague (6 letter word)
    • inflections: plagued, plaguing, plagues
    • related terms: plaguy, plaguer
  40. pother (6 letter word)
    • inflections: pothered, pothering, pothers
    • related terms: potherment, pothery
  41. pound (5 letter word)
    • inflections: pounded, pounding, pounds
    • related terms: compound, compoundness, compoundable, compounder, impound, impoundage, impoundment, impoundable, impounder, expound, expoundable, expounder, repound, poundage, poundal, Poundian, poundless, poundlike, pounder, poundman
  42. prick (5 letter word)
    • inflections: pricked, pricking, pricks
    • related terms: counterprick, overprick, upprick, prickish, prickless, prickling, pricky, pricker, prickant, prickly
  43. puzzle (6 letter word)
    • inflections: puzzled, puzzling, puzzles
    • related terms: unpuzzle, Puzzlist, Puzzly, puzzler
  44. rack (4 letter word)
    • inflections: racked, racking, racks
    • related terms: unrack, overrack, rerack, reracker, rackful, rackless, racker, rackman
  45. rankle (6 letter word)
    • inflections: rankled, rankling, rankles
    • related terms: rankless, rankly
  46. rasp (4 letter word)
    • inflections: rasped, rasping, rasps
    • related terms: raspish, raspite, raspy
  47. shoot (5 letter word)
    • inflections: shot, shooting, shoots
    • related terms: inshoot, intershoot, outshoot, overshoot, Photoshoot, reshoot, Re-Shoot, undershoot, upshoot, shootee, shootist, Shootless, Shootlike, shootable, shooter, shootman
  48. shrink (6 letter word)
    • inflections: shrank, shrunk, shrinking, shrinks
    • related terms: unshrink, unshrinkable, overshrink, preshrink, preshrinkage, shrinkage, shrinky, shrinkable, shrinker
  49. smart (5 letter word)
    • inflections: smarted, smarting, smarts
    • related terms: unsmart, unsmartness, unsmartly, outsmart, smarten, smartish, smartism, smartless, smartness, smarty, smarter, smartly
  50. stab (4 letter word)
    • inflections: stabbed, stabbing, stabs
    • related terms: estab, restab, restabling, stabling, stably
  51. sting (5 letter word)
    • inflections: stung, stinging, stings
    • related terms: unsting, costing, contrasting, foresting, outsting, resting, stingless, stingy, stinger
  52. thrill (6 letter word)
    • inflections: thrilled, thrilling, thrills
    • related terms: athrill, a-thrill, prethrill, rethrill, subthrill, thrillful, thrillsome, thrilly, thriller, thrillant
  53. throb (5 letter word)
    • inflections: throbbed, throbbing, throbs
    • related terms: athrob, unthrob, a-throb, outthrob, underthrob, throbless
  54. tingle (6 letter word)
    • inflections: tingled, tingling, tingles
    • related terms: atingle, tinglish, tingly, tingler
  55. torment (7 letter word)
    • inflections: tormented, tormenting, torments
    • related terms: cotorment, tormentful, tormentable, tormenter, tormentor, tormentous, tormentation, tormentive, tormentative
  56. torture (7 letter word)
    • inflections: tortured, torturing, tortures
    • related terms: untorture, cotorture, overtorture, pretorture, retorture, Torturess, torturable, torturer, torturous
  57. tweak (5 letter word)
    • inflections: tweaked, tweaking, tweaks
    • related terms: Tweakage, tweaky, Tweakable, tweaker
  58. twinge (6 letter word)
    • inflections: twinged, twinging, twingeing, twinges
  59. twist (5 letter word)
    • inflections: twisted, twisting, twists
    • related terms: atwist, untwist, untwistable, untwister, intwist, a-twist, cotwist, intertwist, overtwist, retwist, uptwist, twistless, twisty, twistable, twister, Twistor
  60. twitch (6 letter word)
    • inflections: twitched, twitching, twitches
    • related terms: atwitch, twitchy, twitcher
  61. wince (5 letter word)
    • inflections: winced, wincing, winces
    • related term: wincer
  62. worry (5 letter word)
    • inflections: worried, worrying, worries
    • related terms: aworry, interworry, overworry, worriless, worriment, worrisome, worriable, worrier, Worrily
  63. wound (5 letter word)
    • inflections: wounded, wounding, wounds
    • related terms: unwound, unwoundable, inwound, ewound, interwound, overwound, prewound, rewound, underwound, upwound, wound-free, woundless, Woundlike, woundy, woundable, wounder, woundly
  64. wring (5 letter word)
    • inflections: wrung, wringing, wrings
    • related terms: outwring, outwrite, upwring, wringer, wringman
  65. writhe (6 letter word)
    • inflections: writhed, writhing, writhes
    • related terms: writhen, writhy, writher
  66. pentail (7 letter word)
  67. ailette (7 letter word)
  68. ailment (7 letter word)

Related phrases for the term ail:

  1. be affected with (16 character phrase)
  2. be the matter (13 character phrase)
  3. complain of (11 character phrase)
  4. complicate matters (18 character phrase)
  5. feel ill (8 character phrase)
  6. feel pain (9 character phrase)
  7. feel the pangs (14 character phrase)
  8. give pain (9 character phrase)
  9. have a misery (13 character phrase)
  10. inflict pain (12 character phrase)
  11. kill by inches (14 character phrase)
  12. labor under (11 character phrase)
  13. prolong the agony (17 character phrase)
  14. put out (7 character phrase)
  15. put to it (9 character phrase)
  16. put to torture (14 character phrase)

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