-ion, ition, ation, tion;
example; occasion, addition,
An act, result or process, state
a suffix used to form abstract nouns expressing state or condition.
like, of the nature of; in a certain manner, characteristic of
means, result, action, process
-ness, tude, ty
in the direction of
inclined to, tend to
makes a noun plural
-al/-ical as in official
-ant as in pleasant
-ful as in harmful
-ive as in active
tending toward action
-ous; as in dangerous
characterized by; like; to some degree; inclined to. (adj)
one who, that which, or more
order, condition, quality
full of, characterized by
to be able or capable of
a specialist in the study of
-ship; as in sportsmanship
state or quality of being
full of or having the qualities of; in chemistry, a suffix denoting that the element indicated by the name bearing it
Latin: suffix; quality of, act of, process, function, condition, or place; forms nouns that denote an action; a product of an action; a place, an abode
Latin: adjective suffix signifying action or being; performing a particular acion
a place for; a collection of or relating to a condition
Latin: a suffix; to act in a certain way; to treat in a certain way; to make into; to treat with; to do; to make; to cause
-ious; spacious, gracious
Latin: suffix; forming adjectives; inclined to, given to, tendency to be, abounding in
Example: edible, presentable
suffix expressing ability; CAPABLE OF BEING
having characteristics of
one who does _______;
teach(er), fight(er), offic(er), act(or), bak(er)
a suffix regularly used in forming the comparative degree of adjectives: harder; smaller .
warmest; fastest; soonest.
a suffix forming the superlative degree of adjectives and adverbs: warmest; fastest; soonest.
Noun suffix that refers to a person.
One who, that which
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