ail - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/eɪl/
present tense
I/you/we/theyail
he/she/itails
present participleailing
past tenseailed
past participleailed
  1. 1
    old-fashioned to make someone ill or unhappy

    What ails you?

  2. 2
    formal to have a bad or harmful effect on someone or something