Al meaning

əl, 'l
Al is a suffix that means relating to, process of, or an action.

An example of al used as a suffix is in the word hormonal, related to hormones.

An example of al used as a suffix is in the word referral, related to the process of giving and checking a reference.

suffix
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Of, relating to, or characterized by.

Parental.

suffix
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4
Artificial life.
abbreviation
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4
Aluminum.
symbol
10
3
affix
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3
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The.

Algebra, alchemy, al-Mansur.

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Of, like, or suitable for.

Peroneal, hysterical, theatrical.

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1
La, La, LA, La., lä
anagrams
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1
American Legion.
abbreviation
2
1
American League.
abbreviation
2
2
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(baseball) American League.
abbreviation
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1
Arab League.
abbreviation
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Action; process.

Retrieval.

suffix
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1
Aldehyde.

Citronellal.

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Alabama.
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The act or process of ____ing.

Rehearsal, reversal.

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(metrology) Symbol for the attoliter, an SI unit of fluid measure equal to 10−18 liters.
symbol
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The Indian mulberry, Morinda citrifolia, especially as used to make dye.
noun
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The ccTLD for Albania as assigned by the IANA.
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Other things.
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Other persons.
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(obsolete) Plural form of ala.
noun
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Alabama.
abbreviation
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Origin of al

  • Fr -al, -el < L -alis

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • < Ar al

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Middle English -aille from Old French from Latin -ālia from neuter pl. of -ālis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin -ālis adj. suff

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From al(dehyde)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • . + ISO 3166-1 country code for Albania, al.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Hindi आल (āl)

    From Wiktionary