I'll

contraction

ˈī(-ə)l How to pronounce I'll (audio)
ˈäl
: I will : I shall

Word History

First Known Use

1566, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of I'll was in 1566

Cite this Entry

“I'll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/I%27ll. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

: I shall : I will

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