35 terms

Suffixes

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-acy
State, quality, or condition of, act or process of (adequacy)
-ance
State, quality, or condition of, act or process of (attendance)
-ence
State, quality, or condition of, act or process of (persistence)
-hood
State, quality, or condition of, act or process of (neighborhood)
-ity
State, quality, or condition of, act or process of (activity)
-ment
State, quality, or condition of, act or process of (judgement)
-ness
State, quality, or condition of, act or process of (brightness)
-ship
State, quality, or condition of, act or process of (friendship)
-ant
One who does or makes something (contestant)
-eer
One who does or makes something (auctioneer)
-ent
One who does or makes something (resident)
-er
One who does or makes something (banker)
-ian
One who does or makes something (comedian)
-ier
One who does or makes something (financier)
-ist
One who does or makes something (dentist)
-or
One who does or makes something (Doctor)
-ation
Act or result of (organization)
-ition
Act or result of (imposition)
-ion
Act or result of (election)
-ate
To become, produce, or treat (validate, salivate, chlorinate)
-en
To make, cause to be (weaken)
-fy
To cause, make (liquefy)
-ify
To cause, make (glorify)
-ize
To cause, make (legalize)
-able
Able, capable of (believable)
-ible
Able, capable of (incredible)
-al
Relating to, characteristic of (natural)
-ic
Relating to, characteristic of (romantic)
-ic
relating to, characteristic of (romantic)
-ful
Full of, given to, marked by (beautiful)
-ive
Full of, given to, marked by (protective)
-ous
Full of, given to, marked by (poisonous)
-ish
Like, resembling (foolish)
-like
Like, resembling (childlike)
-less
Lacking, without (hopeless)