Aisle or Isle?
Aisle or Isle?What is the difference between "aisle" and "isle"?
- An "aisle" is a passageway (typically in a church).
- An "isle" refers to a small island or peninsula.
Aisle, Isle, or I'll?The words "aisle," "isle," and "I'll" sound identical, but their meanings are quite different. ("Aisle," "isle," and "I'll" are homonyms, specifically homophones.)
AisleThe noun "aisle" is a part of a church divided laterally from the nave by a row of pillars or columns. It is also a passageway (usually between rows of seats).
Example sentences with "aisle":
- For my first wedding, I cried all the way down the aisle. (Actress Sherri Shepherd)
- I just avoid the Doritos aisle at the grocery store. (Actress Elizabeth Banks)
IsleThe noun "isle" is an island or peninsula, especially a small one.
Example sentences with "isle":
- He's going to boarding school in the Isle of Wight.
- I recited 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree' at a verse speaking competition when I was eight or nine.
I'll"I'll" is a contraction of "I will" or "I shall."
Example sentences with "I'll":
- I'll lend you one of my night gowns and find some clothes for you to wear in the morning.
- One day I'll know how far I'll go. (Lyric by singer Alessia Cara)
Common Terms with "Aisle" and "Isle"Common terms with the word "aisle":
- to walk down the aisle
- cross the aisle
- aisle seat
- aisle planner
- Isle of Arran
- The Emerald Isle
- Isle of Man
- Isle of Sky
- Isle of Scilly
- Isle of Sheppey